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Accident: 115272.015 - Employee Fractures Back In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 115272.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392541.01504/12/2019East Coast Zoological Society Of Florida, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on March 11, 2019, an employee was working at a zoo. He was repairi ng an overhead light. To access the light, he had placed a ladder against a pole . The ladder shifted. When the employee tried to regain his balance, he fell off the ladder. He went over the fence and then to the ground. He suffered severe f ractures and injuries to his head and back, including a fractured back. He was h ospitalized.
Keywords: back, climbing on ladder, fall, falling object, fracture, head, ladder, lighting fixture, lost balance, maintenance, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392541.015 68 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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