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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 99066.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder Inside Water Tower And Incurs Multi

Accident: 99066.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 09/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264276.01509/05/2017Utility Service Corporation, Inc.

At 5:00 p.m. on September 2, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a tank services comp any, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a water tower. He was descending a fixed ladder inside the tower when he lost his footing and fell to an intermediate platform, a fall height of approximately 30 feet. Emergency se rvices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was adm itted and treated for fractures of his foot and vertebra, a concussion, and a pu nctured lung.

Keywords: concussion, confined space, construction, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, ladder, lung, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1264276.015 23 M Hospitalized injury

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