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Accident: 102352.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Fractured Vertebra

Accident: 102352.015 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 12/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1288785.01501/19/2018Gulfstream Aerospace Services Corporation
At 10:00 p.m. on December 12, 2017, an employee was checking control cables and fittings inside of an aircraft's tail using a fixed ladder. The ladder was installed on the aircraft as a walking/working surface. The aircraft was in a weather controlled aircraft hanger. The ladder was approximately 96 inches tall and used for access to cowling. The employee was working with a coworker who was in the cockpit. The employee was completely turned around not facing the ladder. The employee slipped and slid down the ladder and fell on a concrete surface. The employee sustained a fractured vertebrae. Employee #1 was .
Keywords: slip, concrete, fall, ladder, aircraft, fracture, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1288785.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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