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Accident: 170161046 - Employee'S Back Bruised In Fall From Stepladder

Accident: 170161046 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/14/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11998844208/18/19921761Barta Roofing
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on August 14, 1992, Employee #1 was descending an 8 ft stepladder when the ladder tie wire broke. The ladder tilted, causing Employee #1 to fall about 6 ft into a flatbed truck. Employee #1 was taken to Sharps Hospital, where he was treated for a bruised back and released the same day.
Keywords: stepladder, ladder, tie wire, broken cable, construction, descending, equipment failure, back, fall, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119988442 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Roofers

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