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Accident: 200074730 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall

Accident: 200074730 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 06/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31579128507/01/20111731Tn Tec Security Products Group, Inc.

On June 27, 2011, Employee #1 was climbing a fixed ladder to access the Level 4 G Chase. While climbing the ladder, he missed the ladder's handrail and fell 7 feet to the lower concrete level. Employee #1 landed on his feet, but then fell backwards and struck his head on the Level 3 slab. He sustained multiple fractures to his right ankle and had a bump on the back of his head. Coworkers called the emergency medical services, and he was transported to Moses Cone Hospital. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, head, ladder, construction, handrail, fall, fall protection, work surface, ankle
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 8 112

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315791285 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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