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Accident: 201094174 - Employee Injured When He Fell Off An Eight Foot Stepladder

Accident: 201094174 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 08/15/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12614454209/06/20001741Kraft Construction
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on August 15, 2000, an employee fell off a ladder and was taken to the hospital where he stayed two to three hours. The injured was removing wooden forms from a retaining wall. Some concrete had spilled onto the forms and needed to be jack hammered off. The employee climbed an 8 foot step ladder that was in the closed position, with another employee holding the ladder in place. When the employee was jack hammering, the ladder fell backwards and he was injured in the fall.. The employee holding the ladder could not prevent it from tipping over. The employee on the ladder was not seriously injured.
Keywords: stepladder, ladder, construction, jackhammer, fall, retaining wall, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126144542 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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