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Accident: 115856.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 115856.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397358.01504/30/2019Ami Mechanical, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on April 26, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing contractor, was doing installation work at a new one-story commercial building. He was usi ng a ladder made on the site. As he climbed up the ladder from the basement lev el, he fell, a fall height of 13 feet, and struck the concrete floor. The emplo yee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fr actured right ankle.
Keywords: ankle, blunt force trauma, climbing, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, plumbing, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397358.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist: 13
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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