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Accident: 101013.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold Ladder And Injures Head And Hip

Accident: 101013.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 10/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1273043.01510/23/2017Easthaven Incorporated
At 3:30 p.m. on October 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a masonry contractor, was working at the multiemployer construction site of a two-story commercial bu ilding. He was working from a scaffold and engaged in exterior masonry work. Em ployee #1 then began climbing down the scaffold ladder. He fell from the top ru ng of the scaffold ladder and struck the pavement below, a fall height of 15 fee t. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospi tal. He was admitted and treated for a concussion and a fractured hip.
Keywords: concussion, construction, descending, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, masonry wall, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 26
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1273043.015 71 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 15
Cause: Exterior masonry

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