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Accident: 118981.015 - Employee Fractures Pelvis And Wrist After Falling When The L

Accident: 118981.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 06/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410990.01506/25/2019Turn-Rite, Llc

At approximately 7:40 a.m. on June 15, 2019, an employee was descending a ladder after doing window washing tasks on the balcony of an apartment home. As the em ployee was descending the ladder, the ladder slipped out from under him and he f ell with the ladder approximately nine feet to the ground surface. The employee suffered fractures to his pelvis and right wrist. The section of the ladder used by the employee was the fly section of an extension ladder that had been remove d from the base. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.

Keywords: descending ladder, fall, fracture, ladder, pelvis, window washer, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1410990.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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