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Accident: 113396.015 - Employee Breaks Hip In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 113396.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 12/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366853.01512/13/2018Larkin Iron Works, Inc.

At 10:30 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection co nstruction company, was working at a multiemployer project, the construction of a two-story building. He was working from a non-self-supporting ladder and tack welding when he fell from the ladder, which had not been properly set up. He f ell 8 feet and struck the concrete floor. The employee was transported to the h ospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured hip and contusions.

Keywords: concrete slab, construction, contusion, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, multiemployer, struck against, unsecured, welding
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 35

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1366853.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist: 8
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Welding/Burning/Grindi

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