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Accident: 107071.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 107071.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327867.01507/05/2018Totorica Plumbing Inc
At 8:45 a.m. on June 18, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing company, was working from an 8-foot Type A ladder at a residential construction jobsite. He was drilling a hole in a ceiling joist in preparation for installing sprinkler t ubing. The electric power drill he was using locked up. The employee lost his balance and fell, a fall height of 4 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured right collarbone and a small brai n hemorrhage.
Keywords: brain, collarbone, drill, electric drill, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, hemorrhage, installing, ladder, lost balance, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1327867.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist: 4
FallHt:9
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause:

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