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Accident: 130136.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 130136.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 10/06/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1496308.01510/07/2020Lundy Services, Llc
At 12:45 p.m. on October 6, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a woodworking contrac tor, was working at a multi-employer construction project, a five-story multifam ily residential structure. He was using a 4-foot A-frame stepladder and a pneum atic nail gun to install a lapboard ceiling. The ladder was set up next to an u nstable and unsecured table. The employee was standing on top of the ladder and reaching out to install the boards over the table area. The employee lost his balance and fell. The table fell over, its top came loose, and the employee la nded on top of one of the iron braces affixed to the table, the brace now sticki ng up in the air. Employee #1 sustained internal injuries to his abdominal area and was killed.
Keywords: abdomen, blunt force trauma, brace, bracing, carpenter, ceiling, fall, fall protection, impaled, installing, leaning over, lost balance, metal bar, nail gun, residential construction, steel, stepladder, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   5 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1496308.015 34 M Fatality Carpenters FallDist: 4
FallHt:4
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause:

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