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Accident: 96199.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder, And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 96199.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 06/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1238403.01506/06/2017Troyer Valley Construction
At 3:45 p.m. on June 2, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at a residential construction project, a wood frame building. He was working from a ladder on a landing platform and installing floor joists. Emplo yee #1 placed one foot on the top rail of a guardrail and the other foot on the ladder. The top rail broke, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximatel y 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to t he hospital. He was admitted and treated for internal bleeding, a lacerated spl een, and a fractured elbow.
Keywords: elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, hemorrhage, laceration, ladder, residential construction, spleen
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1238403.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 12
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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