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Accident: 104417.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Injures Head And Leg

Accident: 104417.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1275705.01511/07/2017Certified Concrete Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on October 31, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a concrete constructi on company, was involved in the multiemployer renovation of a 14-story multifami ly residential building. He was engaged in concrete form work at an abandoned f reight elevator. Employee #1 used a 24-foot extension ladder to access the elev ator pit approximately 12 feet below the basement floor, where he was assigned t o prep for form work for a new concrete floor. As he descended the extension la dder, his foot slipped, and Employee #1 fell to the pit's floor, a fall height o f approximately 6 to 7 feet. His leg caught between rungs, and the ladder fell with him. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to th e hospital, admitted, and treated for head and leg injuries.
Keywords: concrete form work, contusion, descending, elevator shaft, extension ladder, fall, head, leg, residential construction, slip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1275705.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks

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