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Accident: 67489.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Opening And Is Killed

Accident: 67489.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 09/03/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
993644.01509/05/2014Mechanical Air Contractors

At 7:45 a.m. on September 3, 2014, an employee was working at a commercial const ruction site. After talking with a coworker, the employee turned to walk away w hen he fell through a floor opening that measured approximately 52 inches wide b y 8 feet long. He fell approximately 13.5 feet and struck the concrete floor be low, suffering severe trauma to his head and body that resulted in his death.

Keywords: access/egress, concrete, construction, fall, floor hole, floor opening, guardrail, head, struck against
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 993644.015 56 M Fatality Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist: 14
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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