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Accident: 202658886 - Employee Suffers Fractures In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202658886 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/08/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31667305202/27/20143446Alex Hilario Dba Alex Iron Works
On January 8, 2014, Employee #1 and a coworker were working outside on the sidewalk. The employees were in the process of putting up a business advertising sign. Employee #1 climbed up a Louisville 24-ft aluminum extension ladder to install the company's sign on a billboard. The ladder rotated and Employee #1 fell approximately 13 ft onto the concrete floor. The employee was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for body fractures and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, installing, ladder, fall, advertising sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316673052 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous precision metal workers

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