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Accident: 200969350 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 200969350 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/27/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30494083611/27/20011799Quantum Structure & Design
On November 27, 2001, Employee #1, a welder of the Quantum Structure and Design, fell from a fixed steel girder 30-ft ladder to the compacted soil of the ground while installing structural steel beams of a roadside billboard. Employee #1 had just climbed from a catwalk to the ladder and lost his balance while disconnecting his lanyard. Employee #1's hand slipped out of his welding glove and he fell before he could catch himself with his other hand. Employee #1 fractured his upper arm and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, steel beam, ladder, construction, welding, lanyard, fall, arm, advertising sign, lost balance
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304940836 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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