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Accident: 103786.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder, Fractures Hip And Pelvis

Accident: 103786.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 08/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265711.01509/18/2017Photon Brothers Inc.
At 5:30 p.m. on March 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a solar energy company, was engaged in a solar installation project at a residential building. He was securing wiring with zip ties as he descended from the roof on a ladder. Employ ee #1 lost his footing and fell from the ladder, a fall height of approximately 4 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fracture to the hip/pelvic area.
Keywords: descending, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, lost balance, pelvis, residential construction, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1265711.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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