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Accident: 202531828 - Worker Falls From Rolling Ladder And Fractures Head

Accident: 202531828 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/19/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31364815605/22/20134952City Of Los Angeles Bureau Of Sanitation Terminal
At approximately 9:50 a.m. on February 19, 2013, Employee #1, a 53-year-old male worker with the City of Los Angeles, was on a rolling ladder platform removing an item from a shelf in the warehouse, when he fell backward and landed on concrete floor injuring his head. Employee #1 was in hospital for two days as a result of severe head trauma and was still in therapy at the time of the investigation. The Bureau of Sanitation operates a number of Water Reclamation plants.
Keywords: warehouse, ladder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313648156 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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