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Accident: 113116.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight, Incurs Multiple Pelvic Frac

Accident: 113116.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374875.01501/29/2019Encore Mechanical, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on January 26, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an HVAC company, was installing air conditioning equipment on the roof of an existing one-story comme rcial building as part of a multi-employer renovation project. As he was moving an air conditioning unit's curb, he fell through a skylight, a fall height of 1 5 feet. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he wa s admitted for treatment including surgery for four fractures to his pelvis.
Keywords: air conditioner, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hvac, installing, material handling, pelvis, rehabilitation, renovation, roof, skylight
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1374875.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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