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Accident: 80867.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder Stand And Is Killed

Accident: 80867.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/07/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1104512.01511/09/2015Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. Dba The Home Depot
At 9:00 a.m. on November 7, 2015, a worker was using a mobile ladder stand to ac cess a box on a shelf that was approximately 9 feet high. As he reached for the box, the worker lost his balance and fell over ladder stand railing to the concr ete floor below. He suffered fractures to his spine, scapula, hematoma right par ietal, as well as cervical cord damage. The worker died two days later as a resu lt of his injuries.
Keywords: concrete, fall, fall protection, struck against, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1104512.015 80 M Fatality Sales workers, hardware and building supplies

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