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Accident: 103260.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 103260.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 02/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296254.01502/12/2018St Croix Insulation, Inc
At 9:00 a.m. on February 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an insulation compan y, was installing insulation at a two-story commercial building. He used a ladd er to access the installation area. The ladder slipped and fell, and Employee # 1 fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple in juries, including fractures to his wrists, hips, vertebrae, and ribs.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, rib, vertebra, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1296254.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause:

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