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Accident: 107011.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Elbow, Knee

Accident: 107011.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 06/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327335.01507/03/2018Air Systems, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on June 25, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a commercial air systems company, was climbing up a fixed ladder to retrieve a tool from the roof of a s tructure. The employee pushed forcefully on a hatch to gain access to the roof. The hatch bounced back and struck the employee's head. Employee #1 lost balan ce and fell. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for fractures to his elbow and knee.
Keywords: construction, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, hvac, hatch, head, knee, ladder, lost balance, roof, roof opening cover, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1327335.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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