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Accident: 200462224 - Employee Injured In Same-Level Fall Over Ladder, Later Dies

Accident: 200462224 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 09/12/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31067487409/14/20071711Atlantic Heating & Air Conditioning Company Inc.
On August 29, 2007, Employee #1, a project manager, was helping a coworker move a condenser coil inside an overstock warehouse. He lifted a box containing the coil and was walking backward when he tripped on a 40 ft long extension ladder that was laying on the floor, striking his head as he landed. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, but he did not regain consciousness; he died on September 12, 2007.
Keywords: head, unconsciousness, work rules, construction, tripped, manual mat handling, fall, walking backward, housekeeping
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310674874 Fatality Concussion Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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