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Accident: 201681756 - Employee Fractures Neck And Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201681756 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 12/17/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30853584812/17/20051796Swisslog Usa, Incorporated
On December 17, 2005, Employee #1 was working as a plumber or pipefitter for Swisslog, USA, Inc., which manufactures and installs building equipment. He sustained a fractured neck when he fell from a ladder. He was killed. At the time, he was working in an environment of gas, vapor, mist, fumes, smoke, or dust.
Keywords: fracture, dust, vapor, ladder, smoke, fall, neck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308535848 Fatality Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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