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Accident: 112482.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 112482.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369910.01501/08/2019Rts Enterprises, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on January 3, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was working at a multi-employer project, the construction of an aquati cs center. He was climbing down a fixed ladder when he fell, a fall height of a pproximately 10 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services transpo rted the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multipl e injuries that included a concussion, four fractured ribs, a torn Achilles tend on, lacerations to the head requiring twelve stitches, and lacerations to the le ft knee requiring four stitches.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, concussion, construction, electrician, fall, fall protection, fixed ladder, fracture, head, knee, laceration, rib, tendon
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1369910.015 65 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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