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Accident: 120343397 - Employee'S Leg Impaled On Stake In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 120343397 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12034339710/21/20031711Clark & Rush Mechanical
On October 20, 2003, Employee #1, of Clark & Rush Mechanical, was using an extension ladder to install rain gutters on a new building when he slipped and lost his balance. He fell approximately 10 ft, landing on a steel form stake that impaled his right leg. A coworker in the area called the bob site foreman, who then summoned Emergency Services. The Folsom (CA) Fire Department responded and provided first aid. Employee #1 was transported to the UC-Davis Medical Center, where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: extension ladder, installing, impaled, work rules, ladder, slip, construction, fall, lost balance, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120343397 Hospitalized injury Puncture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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