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Accident: 200800696 - Employee Injuries Knee When Ladder Falls

Accident: 200800696 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 06/19/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30386789907/01/20021542Krupp Construction Company
An employee was using an aluminum extension ladder on a concrete floor. The ladder did not have slip resistant feet and was not secured. The bottom of the ladder slipped out and the employee and the ladder fell to the floor. The employee was hospitalized with injuries to his knee.
Keywords: knee, fracture, extension ladder, unsecured, ladder, construction, metal ladder, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303867899 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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