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Accident: 101587.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 101587.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 12/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283558.01512/18/2017Munters Corporation
At 8:00 a.m. on December 14, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air conditioning company, was installing equipment at a two-story commercial building. He was climbing an extension ladder when the ladder kicked out. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 10 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including spinal fractures and a shattered ankle and shin.
Keywords: tie-off, ankle, construction, extension ladder, fracture, roof, leg, fall protection, fall, back
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1283558.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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