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Accident: 127569.015 - Employee Suffers Head Injury In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 127569.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/02/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1482355.01507/08/2020Vortex Industries
At 2:50 p.m. on July 2, 2020, an employee was sitting on top of a Louisville Lad der 10-foot stepladder, model FM1510, adjusting a garage door sensor at a car de alership. As the employee stood up to descend the ladder, the door sensor was ac tivated and the door rolled up, striking the employee on the head and knocking h im to the ground. The employee was hospitalized to treat a head injury and brain swelling.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, climbing on ladder, door, head, stepladder, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482355.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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