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Accident: 123461.015 - Employee Fractures Back And Ankle After Falling From Ladder

Accident: 123461.015 -- Report ID: 0257240 -- Event Date: 01/23/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458323.01501/27/2020Municipio De Aguada

At 8:45 a.m. on January 23, 2020, an employee was working on a ladder preparing to perform tree trimming work. The employee slipped on one of the rungs and the ladder gave way, causing him to fall 10 to 12 feet. The employee incurred fractu res in the lumbar area and right ankle, requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, collapse, elevated work platform, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, foot, fracture, ground crew worker, ladder, lost balance, platform, slip, slippery surface, tree tr

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1458323.015 56 M Hospitalized injury

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