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Accident: 98355.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder, Injures Head And Face

Accident: 98355.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 05/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1239769.01506/09/2017Mechanical Systems, Inc.

At 11:40 a.m. on May 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heating/air conditioni ng/plumbing services company, was working at a multiemployer construction projec t for a new commercial building. He was working from a ladder and installing me tal ductwork on the second floor when he fell from the ladder, a fall height of approximately 5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for traumatic injuries to h is head and face.

Keywords: building, construction, duct, face, fall, fall protection, head, installing, ladder
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 22

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1239769.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist: 5
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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