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Accident: 109558.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 109558.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1324387.01506/04/2018Doug Terzian Construction Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on March 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in exterior carpentry work at a residential job site. He was standing on an 8-foot ladder and nailing a wood beam to a gazebo. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell, a fall height of 4 feet. The wood beam slid down and landed on Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured heel, fractures to three spinal discs, rib fractures, a dislocated finger, a torn spleen, and a torn liver.
Keywords: rib, ladder, residential construction, fracture, back, carpenter, falling object, foot, beam, spleen
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1324387.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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