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Accident: 123784.015 - Employee Injures Back In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 123784.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 08/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1421511.01508/05/2019Haddad Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on August 5, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing/heating/air conditioning contractor, was working from a scaffold on the first floor of a bui lding. He was installing linear diffusers. The employee later stated he steppe d on what he thought was a solid beam, but it was plexiglass. The employee fell , a fall height of 12 feet, and injured his lower back. He was transported to t he hospital and admitted for treatment of his injuries.
Keywords: air conditioner, back, beam, construction, fall, fall protection, installing, scaffold, spine, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1421511.015 36 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 15
FallHt:15
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause:

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