Accident Report Detail
Accident: 846246 - Employee Killed In Presumed Fall From Ladder
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|122477532||03/20/1996||1731||Abel Electric Service Inc|
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on March 19, 1995, Employee #1 was working alone, drilling holes in a wood stud wall header plate for electrical wiring. He was on a 3 ft stepladder, using an electric drill with an extension cord plugged into a ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacle. Employee #1 may have fallen from the first or second step of the ladder, or while stepping from the stepladder to the plywood floor, or from floor level. The impact of his fall caused a rupture of his ascending aorta and he was killed. There were no witnesses.