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Accident: 202494217 - Employee Falls And Dies While Removing Plumbing

Accident: 202494217 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 01/31/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31526099202/01/20111711Rego Plumbing Corp.
At 11:00 a.m. on January 31, 2011, an employee and a helper were removing existing plumbing from the ceiling of a warehouse under renovation. When the employee removed one end of the pipe, the pipe shifted and caused the employee to fall approximately 10 feet to the ground. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, pipe, plumbing
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315260992 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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