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Accident: 77793.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Sewer Crawl Space; Later Di

Accident: 77793.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 07/07/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1074856.01507/08/2015The Bosworth Company
At 3:30 p.m. on July 7, 2015, an employee was unstopping a sewer line. The empl oyee climbed an 8 foot ladder to access a crawl space in the ceiling that was 11 feet from the ground. The employee fell from the crawl space and hit the wall before landing on the floor. The employee died from brain swelling while in a c oma.
Keywords: brain, crawl space, fall, head, ladder, sewer, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1074856.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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