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Accident: 79316.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Shaft

Accident: 79316.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 09/03/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1089797.01509/03/2015M.D.E. Electric Company, Inc.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on September 3, 2015, an employee, an electrician, w as on the fourth floor standing next to a ventilation shaft observing a coworker , a foreman, take measurements to determine where to locate an electrical racewa y on the roof. After he had taken measurements, the coworker turned around and t ook a couple of steps to go back to the roof with the employee. When he heard t he employee scream, the coworker looked into an unguarded 23.5-inch wall opening on ventilation shaft and the employee had already landed at the bottom of the s haft. The employee received head and body injuries and was killed.
Keywords: fall, shaft, unguarded fl opening, ventilation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1089797.015 57 M Fatality Electricians FallDist: 30
FallHt:30
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