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Accident: 201024585 - Apprentice Plumber Falls From Ladder And Incurs Fracture

Accident: 201024585 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31582977001/10/20131799Performance Contracting Inc
At approximately 6:30 a.m. on January 9, 2013, an apprentice plumber/pipefitter/steamfitter, employed by Performance Contracting Inc., was working at a commercial building being renovated at a shopping mall. She was working from a 12-foot A-frame ladder as she installed insulation to ducts. The apprentice fell from the ladder onto concrete below. She was transported to the hospital, hospitalized, and treated for a serious unspecified fracture. The employer reported this event to Cal/OSHA's Santa Rosa District Office at 2:28 p.m. on January 9, 2013. The district office initiated its inspection on January 10, 2013.
Keywords: fracture, duct, installing, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, plumbing, thermal insulation, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315829770 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:7
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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