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Accident: 201400686 - Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201400686 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 06/05/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12496206906/05/19971791Abray Steel Erectors
Employee #1, who was part of a steel erection crew, placed a ladder against a freestanding block column. He was climbing the ladder when the column collapsed. Employee #1 fell, fracturing his ankle.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, unsecured, work rules, ladder, column, steel erection, fall, ankle
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 124962069 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Wall (earthen) collapse

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