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Accident: 103160.015 - Employee Falls When Ladder Slips And Fractures Spine

Accident: 103160.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 02/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295502.01502/16/2018Brookens Construction, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on February 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was working at a two-story residence. After inspecting the roof for a leak , Employee #1 began to descend on a 14-foot Vulcan Ladder, Model ES-171TIA, that had been set on the snow-covered patio. The ladder slipped out, and Employee # 1 fell, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured L2 vertebra and a bruised elbow.
Keywords: descending, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, residential construction, roof, slippery surface, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1295502.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 14
FallHt:14
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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