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Accident: 648956 - Employee Dies After Fall From Ladder Due To Aneurysm

Accident: 648956 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10994141908/24/19941711Redline Piping Company
On July 26, 1994, Employee #1, a pipe fitter, was installing air conditioning piping while standing on a stepladder. The employee suffered a sub-arachnoid hematoma due to an aneurysm, which caused him to fall from the ladder. The employee remained in a coma until he died on August 24, 1994, of the hematoma.
Keywords: installing, stepladder, ladder, construction, aneurysm, fall, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109941419 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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