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Accident: 104700.015 - Employee Carries Equipment To Roof And Suffers Cardiac Arres

Accident: 104700.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 12/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308252.01512/28/2017Jenson Total Services, Inc.
On December 28, 2017, an employee was using a ladder to climb to the roof with a set of refrigeration gauges and a vacuum pump in order to evacuate an new refr igeration system. The employee turned off the electric to the unit using the kni fe switch adjacent the unit and suffered a heart attack after reaching the roof. The employee suffered from hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular dis ease.
Keywords: cardiovasc disease, heart, heart attack, ladder, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308252.015 59 M Fatality Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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