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Accident: 102822.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 102822.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 02/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1292743.01502/05/2018City Of Santa Rosa
At 12:45 p.m. on February 01, 2019, an employee was performing an inspection on top of a waste water treatment tank. The employee was descending the 11.5 steel fixed ladder when he fell from the 5th or 6th rung hitting the guard rail bellow and then the ground, resulting in an injury to his forehead, back, head, and neck. Upon investigation, it was found that the distance between the rungs was 18 inches as opposed to the conventional distance of 16 inches.
Keywords: back, neck, head, guardrail, ladder, forehead, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1292743.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Operating engineers

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