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Accident: 132609.015 - Employee Falls With Ladder, Fractures Arm And Leg

Accident: 132609.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/18/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511144.01501/26/2021New Era Phase Roofing, Partnership Raul Aguirre Gonzalez , And Adrian De Lara
At 8:30 a.m. on January 18, 2021, Employee #1, a driver/laborer employed by a ro ofing contractor, was working at the site of a one-story apartment building wher e the employer had contracted to remove the existing roof and install a new roof covering. The employee set up a portable 24-foot Werner aluminum extension lad der, Model No D1524-2, for access to the roof. As he attempted to ascend the la dder, it slipped, and both Employee and ladder fell to the concrete surface, a f all height of approximately 7 to 9 feet. The employee was transported to the ho spital and admitted for treatment of a fractured left arm and fractured left leg .
Keywords: arm, blunt force trauma, concrete, demolition, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, leg, rehabilitation, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer, slip, struck against, unsecured, untrai
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1511144.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, light FallDist: 9
Cause: Roofing

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