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Accident: 137472.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scaffold While Removing Insu

Accident: 137472.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/19/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1543859.01507/23/2021Tdi Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on July 19, 2021, an employee was removing insulation that was wrap ped around an HVAC duct suspended from the ceiling. The employee was using a Bak er's scaffold and he had climbed onto the guardrails to remove the insulation. T he employee was killed after falling from the guardrails and suffering head inju ries from impact with the ground.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, cleaning, climbing, concussion, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, head, inexperience, janitor, mobile scaffold, scaffold, shoulder, skull, training
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1543859.015 58 M Fatality Janitors and cleaners FallDist: 9
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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