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Accident: 170052500 - Seven Firefighters Injured When Ceiling Collapses

Accident: 170052500 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/04/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12697779209/04/19979224City Of Phoenix Fire Department Station-3
Two workers for Crystal Ice and Storage were dismantling a built-in freezer unit. They were working on top of the freezer unit removing electrical conductors and parts from light fixtures when an emergency arose and they needed to be rescued by the fire department. Employees #1 through #7, of the Phoenix Fire Department were rescuing one of the workers when the ceiling collapsed on top of them. All seven employees sustained injuries, including lacerations and bruises, but none required hospitalization.
Keywords: firefighter, dismantling, collapse, ceiling, fire, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations
2 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
3 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Firefighting occupations
4 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
5 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
6 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
7 126977792 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations

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