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Accident: 108134.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 108134.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 07/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337498.01508/10/2018True Team
At 10:00 a.m. on July 31, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an insulation contractor, were installing gutters for a new residence. They were using a 6-foot ladder and a 10-foot ladder to access the roof line. As Employee #1 descended the 6-foot ladder, which was set on uneven ground, his foot caught in the third rung, and he fell. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: caught in, roof, residential construction, installing, ladder, ankle, descending, fall, fracture, fall protection, uneven ground
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337498.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Insulation Workers

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