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Accident: 200074193 - Worker Is Killed In Fall Through Floor Hole

Accident: 200074193 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 10/07/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31360208810/21/20091711All About Care Heating & Air,Inc.
On October 7, 2009, Employee #1, of All About Care Heating & Air, Inc., was working on the heating and air conditioning system of a two-story home. While installing flexible piping, he was using a handheld drill to secure the piping and fell through a 25-inch by 78-inch hole in the floor falling 11 feet to the concrete. Employee #1 was hospitalized and later died from his injuries.
Keywords: floor hole, guard, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 11 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313602088 Fatality Concussion Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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