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Accident: 140635.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 140635.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 10/22/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1560808.01510/28/2021Brooklyn Botanic Garden

At 11:45 a.m. on October 22, 2021, an employee, a maintenance laborer, was worki ng on the roof above a caf�, when he began descending the aluminum extension lad der he lost his balance and fell. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fract ured left ankle.

Keywords: ankle, blunt force, blunt force trauma, descending ladder, extension ladder, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, lost balance, maintenance, repair, roof

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1560808.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance

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