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Accident: 103316.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Disc

Accident: 103316.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 02/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296614.01502/15/2018Vandervert Construction, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on February 1, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was working at a two-story commercial building construction project. He was climbing down an extension ladder set against a 12-foot mezzanine. The ladder s lipped, and Employee #1 fell and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admit ted and treated for a fractured disc.
Keywords: construction, descending, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, fracture, slip, unsecured, unstable position, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1296614.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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