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Accident: 109202.015 - Employee Falls When Ladder Slides Out And Dislocates Ankle

Accident: 109202.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308644.01504/12/2018Midway Construction
At 11:48 a.m. on March 23, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in exterior painting at the site of a new two-story residential structure. He was working from a ladder set on the first story roof and leaning against the second story. The bottom of the ladder slid out, and Employee #1 fell to the first story roof, a fall height of 7 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treated for a dislocated ankle and released.
Keywords: painter, fall protection, residential construction, roof, ladder, fall, slippery surface, unsecured, dislocated, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308644.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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