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Accident: 200776540 - Worker Sustains Fractures In Fall From Ladder Jack Scaffold

Accident: 200776540 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 11/02/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31610662411/07/20111761D.J.K. Construction, Inc.

On November 2, 2011, an employee was working for D.J.K. Construction, Inc. He was performing roofing and trim work on a two-story residential building. He was descending a ladder from a ladder jack scaffold platform, when he fell. He fell less than 10 feet (3 meters), fracturing several ribs, vertebrae, and his scapula. He was transported via ambulance to a hospital.

Keywords: fracture, roof, emergency response, collarbone, ladder, construction, ladder jack scaffold, rib, fall, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 9

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316106624 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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