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Accident: 99538.015 - Employee Falls Through Light Opening And Fractures Lower Bac

Accident: 99538.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 09/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268149.01510/04/2017A.R.E Accessories, Llc
At 10:00 p.m. on September 26, 2017, an employee was installing wiring to the li ghts and stepped onto a loose hole cover. The employee fell through a light fix ture opening and fractured his lower back when he struck the concrete floor. Th e employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: back-up alarm, concrete slab, electrical, fall, floor opening, fracture, lighting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1268149.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip. FallDist: 11
FallHt:11
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause:

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