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Accident: 200202745 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Window

Accident: 200202745 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 05/24/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30925644405/24/20061521Henderson Enterprises, Inc.
On May 24, 2006, Employee #1, a superintendent, was walking in a room, when he tripped and fell through an unguarded window. The window was located on the second floor of a building. He fell approximately 18 ft upon an adjacent concrete patio and died from traumatic brain injuries that included a fractured skull.
Keywords: fracture, building, skull, tripped, fall, lost balance, unguarded
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 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309256444 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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