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Accident: 14269468 - Employee Injures Legs When Struck By Metal Beam

Accident: 14269468 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 04/28/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10732010304/28/20041711Commonwealth Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc.
On April 28, 2004, an employee was lowering a 400-lb A/C compressor from a roof hatch the hatch was supported by two step ladders with an aluminum H-beam that was set onto the top steps, with a trolley and chain. The ladder collapsed causing the H-beam to strike the employee on his leg.
Keywords: chain, compressor, roof, collapse, hatch, ladder, fall, plumbing, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107320103 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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