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Accident: 111509.015 - Employee Falls Off Scaffold Ladder And Receives Spinal Fract

Accident: 111509.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363967.01512/04/2018Kodiak Concepts, Inc.
At 6:45 a.m. on November 26, 2018, an employee was climbing on a ladder attached to scaffolding on the fifth floor to ascend to the sixth floor while carrying a five-gallon bucket that contained the employee's tools. Since the employee was carrying the bucket, he was unable to maintain three points of contact on the la dder and at some point, lost his grip and fell approximately fifteen feet. The e mployee received multiple fractures and contusions to the spine and was hospital ized.
Keywords: ascending, climbing on ladder, contusion, fall, fracture, ladder, scaffold, spine, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   5 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1363967.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Plasterers FallDist: 15
Cause: Exterior masonry

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