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Accident: 130957.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Portable Ladder

Accident: 130957.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/02/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1501475.01511/09/2020Taqueria Senaida'S
At 10:00 a.m. on August 2, 2020, an employee was searching for materials on a sh elf approximately 7 and 1/2 feet high using a portable ladder. The footing of th e ladder was on concrete tile floor. While the employee was on the ladder the f ooting slipped causing the upper part of the ladder to lose contact with the edg e of the shelf. The employee's feet stayed on the upper rungs of the ladder when he fell and he hit his head on the lower rungs of the ladder and on the floor. The employee died due to severe head and brain injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, fall, head
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501475.015 56 M Fatality Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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