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Accident: 110629.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder When Struck By Forklift And Fract

Accident: 110629.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327901.01507/06/2018Bmc West Llc

At 1:30 p.m. on July 2, 2018, an employee was working from an extension ladder ( Werner aluminum extension ladder) to install strapping using a pneumatic nail gu n. While the employee was working, a coworker, operating a forklift (X-Treme, Mo del 1255 rough terrain forklift), backed into the ladder the employee was workin g from while trying to remove a dumpster from the area. The employee then fell a pproximately fourteen feet and landed on a pile of lumber. The employee was hosp italized for multiple fractures to his right leg and ankle.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1327901.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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