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Accident: 201615093 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Ceiling

Accident: 201615093 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 02/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31566520802/08/20121711Judsons Inc
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on February 3, 2012, Employee #1 was working as an electrician on a private residential construction project. Employee #1 was working in the attic of the home, and he was installing an electrical line to a garage door opener. Employee #1 fell through the attic floor to the concrete floor located approximately 10 feet below. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a concussion.
Keywords: ceiling, electrician, fall, fall protection, concussion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315665208 Hospitalized injury Concussion Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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