Inspection: 1505097.015 - Preferred Air Conditioning & Mechanical, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale
Preferred Air Conditioning & Mechanical, Inc.
1643 Donna Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
1643 Donna Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 12/04/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100135 A01||05/26/2021||06/22/2021||$6,383||$6,383||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||02001||Other||19040039 A02||05/26/2021||$6,383||$6,383||$0||Z - Issued|
At 9:30 a.m. on November 27, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing and heati ng contractor, was trimming a tree on the employer's grounds. He was working fr om an 18-foot A-frame ladder when a trimmed branch struck the ladder, causing th e employee to fall and strike the paved parking lot. The employee was transport ed to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a subdural hematoma, a subarach noid hemorrhage, lumbar vertebral fractures, and multiple left rib fractures. S urgery was performed, a decompression craniotomy. However, the employee continu ed to decline, and he died on December 2, 2021.
Keywords:blunt force trauma, brain, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, hemorrhage, rib, skull, stepladder, tree trimming, vertebra
|1||1505097.015||Fatality||Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics|