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Accident: 108374.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder, Fractures Heels

Accident: 108374.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337001.01508/08/2018Thompson & Sitz Construction, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on August 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a one-story residential structure. He climbed a Werner Model D1116-2 ladder. The ladder slipped and kicked out, and the employee fell, a fall height of 13 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fractures to both heels.
Keywords: slip, foot, ladder, residential construction, fracture, fall protection, unstable surface, climbing on ladder, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337001.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Inspectors and compliance officers except constr. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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