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Accident: 106918.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder, Incurs Brain Injury

Accident: 106918.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 06/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1326679.01506/26/2018Consolidated Mechanical Services
At 8:00 a.m. on June 23, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical services co mpany, was installing ductwork for a new three-story commercial building. He wa s working from an A-frame ladder when the ladder shifted and he fell, a fall hei ght of 5 feet, and struck his head on the concrete floor. Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a concussion and brain hemorrh aging.
Keywords: brain, concrete, concussion, construction, duct, fall, fall protection, hemorrhage, installing, ladder, unsecured, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1326679.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 5
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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