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Accident: 99264.015 - Worker Reacts To Swarming Bees And Falls From Ladder

Accident: 99264.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265967.01509/15/2017Complex Contracting, Inc.
At 7:00 a.m. on August 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at a commercial building. Employee #1 climbed a ladder to assist an exterminator lower his equipment to the ground. The equipment was covered wi th bees, and as it reached Employee #1 the bees swarmed around Employee #1. Emp loyee #1 fell off the ladder. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 w as transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured hip and be e stings.
Keywords: bee sting, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, material handling, suspended load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1265967.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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