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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1230365.015 - Lighton Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Parsippany

Nr: 1230365.015Report ID: 0214200Open Date: 05/04/2017

Lighton Industries, Inc.
65 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07107
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 801 Corporate Circle, Toms River, NJ 08755

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:12/08/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95548.015Event: 05/02/2017Employee Falls Into Vaulted Area And Suffers Multiple Fractu
At 8:00 a.m. on May 2, 2017, an employee was removing old network protectors from a University Hospital concrete electrical system vault that was staged at the bottom of the vault. The employee was standing at the ground-level opening of the vault alongside a metal grate covering the opening and signaled a boom truck operator to pick up a 13 inch grate he had attached onto the crane's hook. The employee fell approximately 23 feet when the grate gave way as the crane started to pick up a second piece of grating. The employee suffered multiple head, facial , and extremity fractures as well as internal injuries.
Keywords: crane, rigging, head, grating, fracture, face, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1230365.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Electricians

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