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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 114944.015 Event: 03/29/2019Employee Falls While Climbing Ladder And Fractures Ankle
On March 29, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a general contracting construction c ompany, was working at a new sewage treatment plant construction site. Employee #1 was climbing a fiberglass extension ladder to egress from an unused sewage st orage tank, the ladder kicked out and Employee #1 fell, fracturing his ankle. Em ployee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: access/egress, ankle, climbing on ladder, confined space, construction, extension ladder, fall, fracture, hatch, ladder, storage tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1389690.015 Hospitalized injury Pipelayer

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