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Accident: 112522.015 - Employee Fractures And Lacerates Hip In Fall From Extension

Accident: 112522.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 11/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369891.01501/11/2019Gerdau Macsteel Inc
At 9:15 a.m. on November 19, 2018, an employee was climbing a 16 foot Westward e xtension ladder to repair an electrical box on an overhead crane in the maintena nce area. The employee fell approximately 5 feet from the ladder when it slid o ut from underneath him, fracturing and lacerating his left hip. The employee wa s hospitalized.
Keywords: extension ladder, fall, fracture, hip, laceration, ladder, repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369891.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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