Accident Report Detail
Accident: 98828.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder Inside Water Tower And Incurs Fract
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1262113.015||09/05/2017||O & J Coatings, Inc.|
At 5:00 p.m. on September 2, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a protective coating s company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a water tower. He was descending an interior ladder when he lost his footing and fell to an int ermediate platform, a fall height of 15 to 30 feet. Emergency services were cal led, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treat ed for fractures of a vertebra and his ankle. During the subsequent investigati on, it was determined that Employee #1 did not use snap hooks to prevent falling during his descent.