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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
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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