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Accident: 201345956 - Employee Is Injured In Fall While Descending Ladder

Accident: 201345956 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 02/02/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31603669802/08/20123443Atec Steel Fabrication & Construction Llc
On February 2, 2012, Employee #1 was in an aerial lift arc welding on top of a tank. He disconnected from the lift's fall protection anchor point, walked along the top of the tank, and began to descend a 30 ft portable extension ladder. When the ladder became unstable, it and Employee #1 fell approximately 20 ft to the ground. He was treated at Occ-Med for unspecified fracture(s).
Keywords: tank truck, fracture, extension ladder, unsecured, ladder, welder, fall, fall protection, aerial lift, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316036698 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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