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Accident: 116884.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Later Dies

Accident: 116884.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385439.01503/15/2019Macarthur Co.
On February 26, 2019, an employee was using a 6-foot fiberglass A-frame ladder (Louisville L-3016-06) to access shelved materials in a warehouse. A coworker heard a loud noise in the direction where the employee was working. As the coworker went to investigate the noise, the employee, the ladder, and 2 to 3 boxes were found on the floor. The employee was taken by car to a nearby urgent care facility where he was evaluated, received treatment, and released the same day. The employee returned to the same medical facility the next day, as well as follow-up appointment. Approximately two weeks later, on March 10, 2019, the employee was transported by paramedics from his private residence to the hospital where he passed away.
Keywords: warehouse, ladder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1385439.015 45 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors, n.e.c.

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