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Accident: 104000.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Head Trauma And Collap

Accident: 104000.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303030.01503/21/2018S R Bray Dba Power Plus Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a generator supplier, was working at a lot where a residence was to be built. He was climbing a 24-foot extension ladder set against a 6-foot pole in order to connect a power line. Employee #1 later reported that he began to feel dizzy and lost his balance. He fell from the ladder, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for traumatic head injury and a collapsed lung.
Keywords: collapse, head, lost balance, residential construction, lung, power lines, fall protection, dizziness, fall, extension ladder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1303030.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Installers And Repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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