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Accident: 96386.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 96386.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 06/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240346.01506/16/2017Rockford Homes
At 1:00 p.m. on June 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a home builder, was perfo rming punch-out work at a residential building construction project. He was on an extension ladder and performing touch-up painting to the interior wall of a t wo-story great room. The ladder's feet were placed on a drop cloth to protect t he floor. The ladder slipped out, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approx imately 18 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transporte d to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a head concussion and injuri es to his right leg and hip.
Keywords: concussion, fall, fall protection, head, hip, ladder, leg, paint, residential construction, slip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1240346.015 55 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 18
Cause: Interior painting and decorating

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