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Accident: 100942.015 - Employee Falls While Repairing Leak And Incurs Traumatic Inj

Accident: 100942.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 11/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278820.01511/22/2017Remco, Inc.
At 11:00 p.m. on November 14, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a refrigeration and other mechanical services company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a large retail building. He was on top of a refrigeration unit and rep airing a leak when he fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of approximately 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to th e hospital and admitted. At the time of this report, Employee #1 was in a coma and was being treated for concussion and possible fractures to his neck, shoulde rs, and spine.
Keywords: concussion, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, mech malfunction, neck, shoulder, spine, unconsciousness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278820.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters

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