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Accident: 170088603 - Employee Partially Paralyzed After Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170088603 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 05/12/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11578051205/12/19921611Morse Bros Inc
On April 29,1992, Employee #1 was working as a maintenance person for Morse Bros. He ascended an extension ladder and was approximately 9 feet from the ground attempting to repair an electrical switch on a cement batcher when the ladder apparently became displaced. Employee #1 fell onto the lower cement surface. He was partially paralyzed.
Keywords: maintenance, paralysis, extension ladder, repair, unsecured, ladder, construction, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115780512 Hospitalized injury Other Specified mechanics and repairers

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