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Accident: 201491404 - Employee Falls From Access Ladder While Repairing Cooler

Accident: 201491404 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 06/09/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082844711/12/20085531Global Motor Sports Group
On June 9, 2008, Employee #1 of Global Motor Sport Group received a serious injury while performing his regular duties at the company's distribution warehouse in Visalia, California. Employee #1 was using a permanent access ladder attached to the exterior of the building to repair a swamp cooler located on the roof. Employee #1 fell from the uncaged, approximately 30-ft tall ladder which contributed to his injuries. He was taken to Fresno Regional Medical Center for treatment of a fracture.
Keywords: fracture, roof, warehouse, cooling tower, ladder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310828447 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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