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Accident: 95275.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Fractures Ribs

Accident: 95275.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1230023.01505/04/2017North Central College
At 11:15 a.m. on April 25, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were adding tape and texture to a recently hung drywall sheet during an office renovation project. T he employee was on a 10 foot ladder, approximately eight feet off the ground. E mployee #1 was using an applicator and tried to reach over to the spot on the dr ywall. The legs of the ladder shifted, causing the employee to lose his balance and fall to the concrete floor below. Employee #1 landed on his side and back. H e sustained blunt force trauma to his body, resulting in fractured ribs. The emp loyee was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: concrete slab, fall, fall protection, ladder, lost balance, struck against, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1230023.015 55 M Hospitalized injury

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