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Accident: 106916.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Blunt Force Injuries

Accident: 106916.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285994.01501/04/2018Arrow Pipeline Repair
At 10:15 a.m. on January 2, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing contractor, was using testing equipment to identify drain issues at a one-story residence. As he climbed an unsecured extension ladder to access the roof vent, the ladder slipped and he fell to the pavement. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for multiple injuries. These included blunt abdominal wall trauma, retroperitoneal hematoma, anemia stemming from acute blood loss, and a contusion to the sternum.
Keywords: test equipment, contusion, fall, extension ladder, hemorrhage, roof, residential construction, fall protection, drain pipe, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1285994.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Concussion

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