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Accident: 70307.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder, Sustains Brain, Head, And Other In

Accident: 70307.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/06/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1017693.01501/13/2015Kachina Builders And Contractors, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on January 6, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in roofing work at a single family residential building. He was cl imbing a ladder to access the roof when he experienced a medical event that caus ed him to lose consciousness. Employee #1 fell from the ladder to the ground, a fall height of 8 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tran sported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for traumatic brain injury and injuries to the head and multiple other parts of his body.
Keywords: brain, building, construction, fall, fall protection, head, ladder, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1017693.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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