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Accident: 170710461 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170710461 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 06/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11320455606/06/19951542Jachimowski Construction Company, Inc.

Employee #1, a carpenter, was using the top half of an extension ladder on a finished concrete floor. As he climbed down the ladder from the roof, the ladder slipped on the finished floor. The employee held onto the ladder as it fell to the floor. He landed on his feet, causing several fractured vertebrae.

Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, roof, unsecured, work rules, ladder, slip, descending, fall, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 113204556 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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