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Accident: 96064.015 - Employee Falls From Extension Ladder And Fractures Foot

Accident: 96064.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 04/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1227655.01504/27/2017Mcglinch & Sons Company
On April 27, 2017, Employee #1 was standing on a 25 foot aluminum extension ladder, removing old wooden siding from the gable area of a garage. As the employee transitioned from one extension ladder to a neighboring aluminum extension ladder, the second ladder's bottom gave way, causing the employee to ride the ladder down to the asphalt pavement below. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries to his left heel and ankle, and was hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, extension ladder, foot, fall, asphalt, crushed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1227655.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenter FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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