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Accident: 14489256 - Employee Killed When Ladder Falls Backward

Accident: 14489256 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 10/05/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1788145910/06/19881622Laquilla Construction Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was standing on an improperly constructed wooden ladder leaning against sheet piling that was being removed. The sheet piling shook during removal, causing the ladder to fall backward. Employee #1 was killed when he struck his head against the metal I-beam pilings that were protruding from the form.
Keywords: beam, head, dismantling, work rules, ladder, struck against, construction, vibrations, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17881459 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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