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Accident: 140639.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 140639.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 09/27/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1558648.01510/15/2021Energy Solutions And Services, Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on September 27, 2021, an employee, a journeyman electrician, was w orking at a client's site helping a coworker put an electrical sign back in its frame. The employee was guiding the sign up while the coworker was positioning i t in the body of the plastic. Then employee was putting screws in the bottom ret ainer using a Dewalt 20V Max Brushless Compact 1/4-Inch Impact Driver while he w as on the fourth step of an A-frame Werner ladder when he fell to the concrete f loor. The ladder was stable on the ground and the ground was dry. The employee s uffered severe brain damage due to a brain bleed and died.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, brain, brain bleed, climbing on ladder, electrician, fall, fall from elevation, head, stepladder
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   10 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1558648.015 58 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices FallDist: 4
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.

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