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Accident: 95058.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Multiple Fractures

Accident: 95058.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1228005.01504/26/2017Mcw Acquisition, Llc

At 8:00 a.m. on April 25, 2017, Employee #1 was descending a defective extension ladder. The ladder did not have cleats at the base of the ladder, and was set up on a concrete slab at an angle of 23.75 degrees, which was shallower than the required angle of 14 degrees. This resulted in the ladder being displaced/slipp ing out from under the employee, causing him to fall to the concrete slab below. Employee #1 sustained fractures to his left arm and right leg, and was hospital ized for his injuries.

Keywords: arm, concrete slab, fall, fracture, ladder, leg, struck against, unstable position
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   9

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1228005.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause:

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