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Accident: 97215.015 - Worker Falls From Ladder, Incurs Facial Cuts

Accident: 97215.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247470.01507/10/2017Mr. Glass Doors & Windows Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on July 6, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a manufacturer of windows and doors, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story com mercial building. He was working from an extension ladder and installing window frame covers on installed windows. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell, a fa ll height of approximately 14 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employe e #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for facial la cerations.
Keywords: building, construction, extension ladder, face, fall, fall protection, installing, laceration, ladder, lost balance
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1247470.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Glaziers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause:

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