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Accident: 95721.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Skull

Accident: 95721.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 05/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1234037.01505/16/2017Fred Williams Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on May 16, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical contractor, was working at a commercial building job site. He was working from a ladder and assessing a heating and air conditioning coil that was to be piped. According to the subsequent investigation report, Employee #1 did not recall falling from the ladder, but he was found on the floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured skull.
Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, ladder, material handling, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4 70
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1234037.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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