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Accident: 170735153 - Employee Chips Vertebrae In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170735153 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/04/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12003257802/15/19958661Church Of Scientology
Employee #1 is a student/worker of the Church of Scientology. Employee #1 was cleaning the awning located at the back of the main building using a section of an extension ladder. She was reaching out to her right when the ladder, which was not secured, flipped and caused her to fall about 8 to 10 feet to the floor. Employee #1 sustained chipped vertebrae. The employer was cited for a serious violation.
Keywords: extension ladder, unsecured, work rules, cleaning, ladder, fall, vertebra, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120032578 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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