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Accident: 116868.015 - Employee Breaks Leg After Fall From Ladder Onto Pipe In Pit

Accident: 116868.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405990.01506/04/2019Mountain Temp Services, Llc
At 8:15 a.m. on May 31, 2019, an employee and a coworker were preparing to clean an elevator shaft pit prior to installation of elevator doors. The employee sta rted into the pit descending on a step ladder with legs that had not been spread or locked. The employee fell from the ladder onto a steel pipe at bottom of ap proximately 4 to 5 foot deep pit. The employee fractured his right femur and was hospitalized.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, cleaning, construction, elevator shaft, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, leg, multi-employer worksite, multiemployer, pipe, pit, steel, stepladder, struck against, temporary em
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1405990.015 74 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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