Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 108165.015 - Employee Falls From Attic And Incurs Head Trauma

Accident: 108165.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296282.01502/21/2018D.C. Electric Services
At 2:45 p.m. on February 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical servic es company, was working in the attic of a one-story residential structure that w as being renovated. He was crawling on his knees on a truss and attempting to p ull an electrical wire when he fell, a fall height of approximately 8 feet, and struck the cement floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a head injury. Employee #1 remained hospitalized for one week.
Keywords: attic, construction, electrical work, electrician, fall, fall protection, head, lost balance, repair, truss
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1296282.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist: 8
FallHt:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause:

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