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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131742.015 Event: 12/14/2020Employee Dies Of Natural Causes During Maintenance Work
At 5:49 p.m. on December 14, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing and heati ng company, was working in the attic of a customer's private residence. The emp loyee was assigned to perform a scheduled routine maintenance on the heating and air conditioning system. The homeowner found Employee #1, unresponsive with hi s feet hanging over the attic's access door. According to the coroner's report, the death appeared to have been from natural causes.
Keywords: air conditioner, attic, cardiac arrest, heater, maintenance, natural causes, plumbing, residential construction, ventilation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1506740.015 Fatality Electrical and electronic technicians

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