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Accident: 200012821 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Floor Opening

Accident: 200012821 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 09/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31385043009/18/20091799Con-Tech Insulation, Llc
On September 17, 2009, Employee #1, an insulation company salesman, was on a new building addition construction site preparing a bid for insulation work. After meeting with a Kuehnle Construction Company employee about the work, Employee #1 walked alone around the site. He fell 10 ft through an unguarded floor opening for the elevator shaft. There were no witnesses to the fall, however a plumbing company employee working in the basement of this building heard Employee #1 hit the ground and investigated. Emergency response personnel and law enforcement representatives were summoned immediately. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
Keywords: unguarded fl opening, construction, fall, floor opening, unguarded, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313850430 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:6
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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