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Accident: 99363.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Injured

Accident: 99363.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 09/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1266990.01509/26/2017Towne Construction Services, Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on September 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a new seven-story commercial building. He was working from an extension ladder propped against a 24 inch wide column, patching holes around the column in preparation for a concrete pour. The ladder slid off the column, and Employee #1 fell to the concrete surface below. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fall-related injuries, including temporary loss of feeling in his right arm and legs.
Keywords: paralysis, fall protection, extension ladder, fall, construction, concrete, column, building, unsecured, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266990.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers

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