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Accident: 107472.015 - Employee Falls From Stepladder And Injures His Head, Eye, An

Accident: 107472.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 07/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331247.01507/18/2018Bhn Construction, Llc
At 8:30 a.m. on July 18, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company at a multiemployer construction project, was climbing up an 8-foot Louisville aluminum stepladder in preparation for drilling a 4-inch hole for a water pipe. He felt the ladder begin to shake, and he fell to the concrete surface, a fall height of 6 to 8 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a laceration to the front left side of his head, partial blindness in his left eye, and swelling along his left ribcage.
Keywords: rib, unsecured, ascending, concrete, fall, face, head, laceration, fall protection, eye, construction, chest, stepladder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331247.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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