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Accident: 200775799 - Employee Falls From Ceiling

Accident: 200775799 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 08/12/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31385122209/29/20091711Tri State Sprinkler Corp.
On August 12th, 2009, Employee #1 of Tri State Sprinkler Corp., was installing pipe and tightening up pipe couplings. When Employee #1 stepped from one beam to another, he stepped on a piece of ceiling strapping that broke free and the employee fell to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized due to his fractures.
Keywords: beam, fracture, ceiling, fall, pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313851222 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall, other

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