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Accident: 102688.015 - Worker Falls From Stepladder And Fractures Several Vertebrae

Accident: 102688.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1284898.01512/21/2017Pro Document Solutions
At 4:15 p.m. on December 11, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that printed business forms. He was pulling electrical wiring through a ceiling. He was using a new 2.4-meter (8-foot) Wagner stepladder. The employee fell from ladder as he was pulling the wires. There were no witnesses to the incident. He sustained fractures to his first and fifth lumbar vertebrae and additional fractures to the left side of the L1 through L4 lumbar vertebrae region. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: spine, vertebra, ceiling, electric conductor, electrician, ladder, fracture, electrical work, fall, stepladder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1284898.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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