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Accident: 116118.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Parapet

Accident: 116118.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 05/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399749.01505/08/2019Cafaro Management Company
At 8:30 a.m. on May 2, 2019, an employee had just accessed an interior parapet w all utilizing a portable ladder. The employee was travelling from one roof surfa ce to another roof surface and was reaching for a second portable ladder that wa s located on the other side of the parapet wall. The ladder did not extend 3 fe et above the wall as required. The employee fell approximately 6 feet from atop the parapet wall while reaching for the ladder. He suffered fractures to the arm , wrist and leg, and lacerations which included a head wound and suffered loss o f consciousness, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: arm, climbing on ladder, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, laceration, ladder, leg, loss of consciousness, lost consciousness, roof, skull, training, unconsciousness, wall, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1399749.015 65 M Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c FallDist: 6
Cause: Roofing

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