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Accident: 63710.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Killed

Accident: 63710.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 06/10/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
982208.01506/23/2014Apex Plastics Enterprises, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on June 10, 2014, an employee was pulling CATV cable from the data room to the conference room in the space between the drop ceiling and rafters wh ile standing on a 6 foot Werner ladder. The employee was working from the 4th s tep on the ladder. He fell off the ladder, and stuck his head on the concrete fl oor covered by a 1/8 inch thick industrial carpet with no padding. The employe e was killed from a crushed skull along with other injuries to his collarbone an d ribs.
Keywords: collarbone, fall, ladder, rib, skull
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 982208.015 52 M Fatality Installers And Repairers

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