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Accident: 170132534 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170132534 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 10/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12475190010/20/19948222Lane Community College
On October 14, 1994, Employee #1, a performing arts instructor, needed to adjust the 18 ft high overhead track lights for the stage area. He extended the ladder against the track system and climbed up to adjust the light. The ladder dislodged at the top, and he fell to the stage, sustaining a compression fracture to a vertebra.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, work rules, ladder, lighting fixture, fall, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124751900 Hospitalized injury Fracture Art, drama and music teachers

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