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Accident: 107942.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 107942.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327187.01506/27/2018Ontario Refrigeration Service, Inc.
At 11:15 a.m. on June 27, 2018, an employee was working at a manufacturing facil ity that specialized in the production of circuit protection and signal filterin g for the aerospace and defense industries. He was a contract employee that was performing HVAC servicing and maintenance at the facility to repair a leak on Un it 7 of the HVAC system. The unit was located on the South-East side of the roof of the building. As the employee assisted a more experienced coworker to replac e the units condenser coil, he fell approximately 25 feet through a skylight an d struck the receptionist desk and tile floor below. The employee suffered a tr aumatic brain injury and blunt force trauma to his chest, which he was hospitali zed for and received treatment. However, the employee died as a result of his in juries.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, skylight, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1327187.015 30 M Fatality

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