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Accident: 118256.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Neck And Leg

Accident: 118256.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394255.01504/18/2019Hackney Electric Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on April 8, 2019, an employee worked from a ten-foot stepladder to mark out the area where a conduit was to be attached. While on the ladder, the employee felt the ladder shift as it leaned into a floor sink. The employee lost balance, falls approximately ten feet, and was hospitalized to treat neck and l eg (femur) fractures.
Keywords: conduit, fall, floor hole, fracture, ladder, leg, load shift, lost balance, marking, neck, stepladder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394255.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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