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Accident: 77858.015 - Employee Is Killed From Head Injuries After Falling Through

Accident: 77858.015 -- Report ID: 0420300 -- Event Date: 07/06/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1075552.01507/07/2015Spc Mechanical Corporation
At 12:30 p.m. on July 6, 2015, an employee returned to work from lunch and began working on cutting a hole through a 22 gauge steel corrugated deck flooring wit h a Bosch Model RS7 Reciprocating Saw. The employee cut a 36 inch by 36 inch ho le into the deck surface and fell through, landing on the concrete floor. The e mployee was killed from head trauma injuries.
Keywords: concrete slab, fall, floor hole, floor opening, head
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1075552.015 58 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist: 24
FallHt:1
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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