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Accident: 112271.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Struck By Falling Shelves,

Accident: 112271.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1329751.01507/11/2018Lasco Electric Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on July 9, 2018, an employee was retrieving metal shelving material s from the top shelf using a portable 10 foot A-frame ladder and was standing on the third run from the top. The employee was pulling a piece from the others w hen the rest began falling towards him and tipped the ladder over. The employee lost his balance, fell to the ground, and was struck by the falling shelving pi eces. The employee fractured both forearms, lacerated his head, and sustained a concussion. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: concussion, fall, falling object, forearm, fracture, head, laceration, ladder, lost balance, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1329751.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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