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Accident: 201497245 - Employee Falls Off Ladder, Sustains Fractures

Accident: 201497245 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672050710/30/20127342Goodcents Pest Control
On October 12, 2012, Employee #1, with Goodcents Pest Control, was assigned to service and set rat traps in the crawl space and small vault area of a residence. There was a limited access to the crawl space and small vault area inside the house in a clothing closet with a 7 ft fixed ladder that was probably installed by the builder who added the addition to the house in the 1950's. Employee #1 was trying to place one of the traps while standing on the ladder, when he lost his balance, and he fell off. Employee #1 was hospitalized with fractures.
Keywords: fracture, fixed ladder, fall, lost balance, crawl space, pesticide
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316720507 Hospitalized injury Fracture Pest control occupations

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