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Accident: 118205.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Injures Head And Back

Accident: 118205.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380548.01502/22/2019Communication Tech Services, Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on January 24, 2019, an employee was standing on a 12 foot A-frame ladder. The employee tried to climbed up on one of the last e-rungs of the ladd er to access the ceiling through a hatch. The employee fell off the ladder. The employee sustained back and head injuries and was hospitalized.
Keywords: back, climbing on ladder, fall, head, ladder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1380548.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers FallDist: 10
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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