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Accident: 116365.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 116365.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 05/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1401980.01505/20/2019Prosperity Construction Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on May 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, was engaged in maintenance/repair work at a two-story residential structure. He wa s climbing a ladder to check where he needed to install some strips that had bee n painted. The ladder slipped and the employee fell, a fall height of 20 feet, and struck the top of the air conditioner unit. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of multiple fractured ribs and vertebra e, and contusions to other bones and areas.
Keywords: air conditioner, blunt force trauma, broken bone, climbing on ladder, contusion, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, residential construction, rib, roof, slip, struck against, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1401980.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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