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Accident: 202023487 - Employee Is Killed In 17 Ft Fall To Concrete Floor

Accident: 202023487 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 09/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30799355009/09/20041711United Sheetmetal
On September 7, 2004, Employee #1, a sheet metal mechanic, was taking measurements for the heating, conditioning and ventilation ductwork between the second and third floor access holes. Employee #1 slipped and fell 17 ft, striking his head on the concrete floor. He was killed.
Keywords: head, duct, floor hole, struck against, construction, fall, concussion, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 5 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307993550 Fatality Concussion Sheetmetal duct installers FallDist:
FallHt:17
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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