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Accident: 101230.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 101230.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 10/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268675.01510/06/2017Vivint Solar Llc
At 5:30 p.m. on October 3, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a solar energy company, was engaged in a solar installation at a two-story residential structure. He had removed the fall protection anchor and was using a ladder to descend from the roof. Employee #1 fell from the ladder and landed on his feet, a fall height of 8 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: roof panel, fall protection, ladder, residential construction, roof, installing, fracture, fall, anchor, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1268675.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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