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Accident: 202353975 - Employee Dies From Apparent Coronary Thrombosis

Accident: 202353975 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 06/18/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30757952406/23/20041711Quality Heating & Air Conditioning Company, Inc.
On June 18, 2004, Employee #1, a foreman, had climbed into the attic of a 25 ft by 40 ft shower building to finish installing ductwork when several coworkers outside heard snoring. One of coworkers climbed up and found Employee #1 dead from coronary thrombosis (a or blocked artery in his heart). The coworkers were moving down his body when Employee #1 fell approximately 9 ft 2 in. through the vinyl ceiling to the floor. Employee #1 had been trained in fall protection, but the coworkers had not and did not use it in the attic.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart, installing, heart attack, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, crawl space
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 23 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307579524 Fatality Other Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Other

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