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Accident: 109864.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Multiple Ribs

Accident: 109864.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1329700.01507/13/2018Power Maintenance Services, Inc.
At 9:45 a.m. on July 9, 2018, an employee was working from an extension ladder t o clean and prepare building fascia boards for painting. The ladder was set onto soft ground that created unstable conditions and as the employee climbed the la dder, the ladder began to tip to its right side and the employee fell sixteen fe et. The employee was hospitalized for multiple rib fractures.
Keywords: ascending, cleaning, climbing on ladder, extension ladder, fall, fracture, ladder, rib, unstable soil, unstable surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1329700.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance

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