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Accident: 200776540 - Worker Sustains Fractures In Fall From Ladder Jack Scaffold

Accident: 200776540 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 11/02/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31610662411/07/20111761D.J.K. Construction, Inc.
On November 2, 2011, an employee was working for D.J.K. Construction, Inc. He was performing roofing and trim work on a two-story residential building. He was descending a ladder from a ladder jack scaffold platform, when he fell. He fell less than 10 feet (3 meters), fracturing several ribs, vertebrae, and his scapula. He was transported via ambulance to a hospital.
Keywords: fracture, roof, emergency response, collarbone, ladder, construction, ladder jack scaffold, rib, fall, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316106624 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:9
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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