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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131472.015 Event: 08/15/2020Employee Falls And Is Killed By Head Injury When Fixed Ladde
At 9:30 a.m. on August 15, 2020, an employee was climbing a fixed ladder to acce ss the roof of an apartment building to perform HVAC work. While climbing, the f ixed ladder broke away from the building and the ladder and employee fell. The e mployee received severe head injuries and was killed.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, collapse, fall, fixed ladder, hvac, head
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489035.015 Fatality Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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