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Accident: 14547947 - Employee Killed In Fall With Unsecured Ladder

Accident: 14547947 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 12/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1527039001/02/19861541Charles W. Smith Dba Chuck Smith
Employee #1 placed a ladder on an unsecured and uneven surface of fist-sized rocks with a 3:4 slope. The ladder toppled over and he fell over a 12 ft boulder retaining wall into tidewater. The coroner's report listed a concussion and a broken neck as the cause of death.
Keywords: uneven ground, unsecured, ladder, construction, unstable surface, fall, neck, concussion, slope, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15270390 Fatality Fracture Insulation Workers

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