Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 106506.015 - Employee Is Injured When Floor Pit'S Cover Collapses

Accident: 106506.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1322901.01506/15/2018Relmec Mechanical Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on June 11, 2018, Employee #1, a plumber employed by a mechanical contractor, was working at a commercial facility that was being decommissioned. He was assigned to purge natural gas lines. As he stepped on a covered floor pit, the steel grating that covered the pit collapsed, and Employee #1 fell. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a severe laceration to the groin that required surgery and a punctured artery.
Keywords: plumbing, purging, artery, cover, fall, equipment failure, floor hole, laceration, grating, fall protection, floor opening, dismantling, construction, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1322901.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Other Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close