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Accident: 114266.015 - Employee Installing Pipe Falls Into Pit And Fractures Skull

Accident: 114266.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 03/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383724.01503/08/2019Cubic Water, Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on March 4, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a water and sewer line c onstruction company, was installing a pipe for a water/sewer treatment plant con struction project. As he leaned on the door to adjust the pipe, he fell. The e mployee struck the bottom of the pump pit, a fall height of approximately 30 fee t. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was ad mitted for treatment of a fractured skull.
Keywords: brain, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, pipe, pit, pump, sewer, skull, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition   0 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1383724.015 30 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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