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Accident: 202551404 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202551404 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 01/24/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316369301/29/20107381Professional Community Management Inc
On January 24, 2010, Employee #1, a maintenance plumber, was snaking a residential drain system through a roof vent line. He stepped onto an extension ladder, which was not tied, blocked, or otherwise secured to prevent its displacement. The ladder shifted causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 9 ft to the concrete entryway. Employee #1 lacerated his head, sustained shoulder blunt force trauma and spinal injuries, and fractured his left middle finger. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, maintenance, extension ladder, roof, unsecured, drain pipe, venting, laceration, fall, plumbing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313163693 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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