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Accident: 201573722 - Employee Falls While Climbing Ladder, Later Dies

Accident: 201573722 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/02/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31341813904/02/20100181Color Star Growers Of Colorado
On March 2, 2010, Employee #1 was climbing an unsecured metal extension ladder to the roof of a greenhouse while carrying an acrylic panel. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and discharge four days later. While on rehabilitation, Employee #1 died on April 2, from a pulmonary embolism.
Keywords: extension ladder, roof, unsecured, ladder, fall, lost balance, pulmonary embolism
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 313418139 Fatality Other

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