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Accident: 111408.015 - Employee Falls From Fixed Ladder And Fractures Sacrum

Accident: 111408.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 11/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363081.01511/30/2018Cst Mechanical Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on November 29, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical equipme nt (HVAC) company, was installing equipment at an existing one-story building. As he climbed a fixed ladder while holding tools in both hands, the employee fel l. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured sa crum.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, fixed ladder, fracture, hvac, installing, pelvis, sacroiliac, unstable position, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1363081.015 39 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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