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Accident: 201148673 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Fixed Building Ladder

Accident: 201148673 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 05/07/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30929799205/08/20076531Western Senior Housing
On May 07, 2007, Employee #1 was completing work on the roof of the employer's senior apartment housing complex. The employee was climbing down on the building's fixed ladder. Employee #1 was holding tools in his left hand. When the employee reached the last rung on the ladder, he lost his footing and fell 7 ft on to a concrete passage way. The employee suffered fractures to his right and left ankles.
Keywords: footings, fracture, building, ladder, fixed ladder, fall, lost balance, ankle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309297992 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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