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Accident: 114631.015 - Employee Climbing Fixed Ladder Incurs Multiple Injuries In F

Accident: 114631.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386585.01503/20/2019Genesis Roofing Company, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on March 11, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was climbing a fixed metal ladder to the roof of a commercial building to engage in roof repair work. The employee's hand slipped from a rung, which was wet due to rainfall earlier that day. The employee fell, a fall height of 16 feet. Emerg ency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted fo r treatment of a fractured right hip, laceration to the face, and contusions.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, construction, contusion, face, fall, fall protection, fixed ladder, fracture, hip, laceration, lost control, maintenance, metal ladder, rain, rehabilitation, repair, slippery su
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1386585.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause:

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