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Accident: 109694.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Extension Lad

Accident: 109694.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1350666.01510/02/2018Robert Morken Construction Inc
At 4:00 p.m. on September 6, 2018, the employee was asked by two coworkers to bring some nails and a piece of plywood to their location on the roof of a newly constructed home. The employee, carrying the supplies, ascended the thirty foot extension ladder that was secured to the roof when for an unspecified reason lost grip and fell approximately twenty-two feet. The employee received rib fractures and contusions to his liver and kidney and was hospitalized due to his injuries.
Keywords: rib, contusion, fall, fracture, kidney, liver, ladder, extension ladder, ascending
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1350666.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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