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Accident: 108789.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 108789.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 04/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310899.01504/24/2018Mandy'S Electric, Inc.
At 3:00 a.m. on April 9, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was engaged in electrical insulation work at an existing commercial buil ding. As he descended a ladder, he lost his balance and fell through a window o pening. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including fracture s to his arm, rib, hip, and ankle, and a shattered wrist.
Keywords: ankle, arm, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, lost balance, rib, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1310899.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause:

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