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Accident: 117923.015 - Employee Fractures Foot And Knee In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 117923.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377988.01502/12/2019Florawest, Inc.
At 3:45 pm. on January 23, 2019, an employee leaned the 16 foot bottom section o f a 32 foot extension ladder against storage racks. The employee attempted to cl imb the ladder when it slid out from under him causing him to fall 11 feet to co ncrete floor below. He landed on his feet and then onto his side fracturing his knee and foot, requiring hospitalization. The ladder had not been secured, had n ot been set up at the proper angle and the rung locks and foot supports had not been fully engaged.
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Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1377988.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Stock and inventory clerks

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