Accident Report Detail
Accident: 115478.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Vertebrae
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1374301.015||01/29/2019||Sm Construction & Associates, Inc|
At 11:20 a.m. on January 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction contr actor, was performing exterior maintenance, replacing siding and window trim at a residence. He was standing on an extension ladder that had been placed throug h a skylight opening onto a sloped roof. The ladder was tied off to prevent sli pping. As the employee attempted to install or secure an anchor tie-back for hi s safety harness and ladder, he slipped and fell onto the deck below, a fall hei ght of approximately 12 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, whe re he was admitted for treatment of three fractured vertebrae and right shoulder bruising.