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Accident: 202357216 - Employee Is Injured When Tripping On Radio Cord

Accident: 202357216 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30949254412/21/20051711A Quality Heating & Air Conditioning Inc
On December 21, 2005, Employee #1 was performing heating and air conditioning installation work on the second floor of a two-story residential building. Employee #1 tripped on the electric cord of a radio that he was carrying and fell approximately 7.5 ft onto plywood on the first level. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for bruises and contusions to his shoulder and ribs.
Keywords: repair, shoulder, air conditioner, tripped, cord connector, rib, fall, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309492544 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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