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Accident: 144937.015 - Employee Dies After Fall From Ladder And Striking Head On Fl

Accident: 144937.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/29/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1586587.01503/30/2022Angle Electrical & Mechanical Contractor, Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on March 29, 2022, an employee who worked as an Electrician was kil led after falling off a stepladder. The employee had been advancing a low voltag e wire in a ceiling area while standing on the stepladder. The employee incurre d blunt force trauma to his head and chest due to impact with a desk and the mar ble floor.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, concrete floor, electrician, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, head, lost balance, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, stepladder, struck against
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1586587.015 67 M Fatality Electricians FallDist: 7
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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