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Accident: 115177.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Receives Rib Fracture

Accident: 115177.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391600.01504/08/2019Artcad Builders Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on April 3, 2019, an employee attempted to hang a wood plank on the ceiling of a new construction home. The employee used a six-foot A-frame ladder to reach the area of ceiling to attach the board, holding the board in one hand and a hammer in the other. When the employee began to step onto the fourth rung , the employee either slipped or lost balance and fell. The employee was hospita lized to treat a fractured rib.
Keywords: ceiling, climbing on ladder, fall, fracture, hand tool, ladder, lost balance, rib, slip, wood board
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391600.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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