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Accident: 202715744 - Employee Suffers Fractures In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202715744 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31621137404/12/20131711Golden State Fire Protection Inc

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on April 09, 2013, Employee#1, of Golden State Fire Protection, was working at a jobsite climbing a ladder while carrying a piece of 2-ft long pipe. While he was on the ladder attempting to transfer from the ladder to the deck and underneath the edge of the deck, the ladder slid. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell approximately 13-ft to the concrete floor below. The employee was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for unspecified multiple fractures. Employee #1 was hospitalized for two days.

Keywords: fracture, ladder, climbing on column, fall, pipe, lost balance
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316211374 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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