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Accident: 201761277 - Employee Dies After Fall From Ladder Ruptures Intestines

Accident: 201761277 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 12/12/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30257649101/05/20015621Casual Corner Group, Inc.
Employee #1 climbed a 6 ft A-frame wooden step ladder to change a light bulb inside the department store. The ladder collapsed from under her. She fell 5 ft injuring herself. She drove herself to the hospital and was diagnosed with a fractured sacrum & coccyx. She was given medication and sent home. A few days later she was readmitted in the hospital where she was diagnosed with ruptured intestines. She remained in the hospital for a few weeks and passed away on January 02, 2001.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, ladder, rupture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302576491 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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