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Accident: 170842421 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170842421 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 10/30/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11962564810/31/20021791Solano Ironworks, Inc.
On October 30, 2002, Employee #1 was at the top of a two-section Werner extension ladder which was leaning against the corner of a box beam column. While he was welding steel hangers onto the column, the ladder slipped, and Employee #1 fell approximately 10 ft onto a coil of hose from an oxy-acetylene torch. He was hospitalized with two left rear fractured ribs and a collapsed left lung. The accident was caused by failure to adequately secure the ladder.
Keywords: fracture, lung, extension ladder, ladder, slip, column, rib, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119625648 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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