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Accident: 740746 - Employee Fractures Hip In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 740746 -- Report ID: 0950651 -- Event Date: 07/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11195876507/26/19911442North State Asphalt
EMPLOYEE #1, A MECHANIC, WAS CARRYING A 5-GALLON CONTAINER OF OIL UP A LADDER APPROXIMATELY 6 1/2 FEET HIGH. THE EMPLOYEE SLIPPED ON THE TOP RUNG OF THE LADDER AND FELL TO THE GROUND, SUSTAINING A FRACTURED HIP. HE HAD BEEN USING SOLVENT TO CLEAN THE CRUSHER AND HAD SOLVENT ON HIS SHOES, MAKING THEM SLIPPERY.
Keywords: fracture, ladder, mechanic, slip, cleaning fluid, fall, slippery surface, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111958765 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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