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Accident: 113908.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Multiple Fractures

Accident: 113908.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345799.01509/12/2018J Bailon Construction Inc
At 12:00 p.m. on September 5, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was engaged in drywall finishing work for a new two-story multifamily resid ential structure. He was working from a Husky 6-foot fiberglass ladder and sand ing the stairway landing wall leading to the second floor. The employee lost hi s balance and fell, a fall height of 6 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of fractures to t hree vertebrae, two ribs, and both arms.
Keywords: arm, blunt force trauma, drywall, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, leaning over, lost balance, residential construction, rib, sanding machine, stair landing, vertebra, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345799.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 6
Cause: Interior carpentry

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