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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 141322.015 Event: 11/01/2021Employee Fractures Hip In Fall From Ladder, Later Dies Of Ca
At 2:00 p.m. on November 1, 2021, an employee climbed an inside fixed ladder whi le carrying a portable saw (Sawsall) in one hand. The employee slipped off the l adder, fell approximately six feet, and received a hip fracture. The employee wa s taken to the hospital, where he had surgery to repair the injury. Later, when the employee began physical therapy after the surgery, the employee suffered a c ardiac arrest and died.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, carry, fall, fixed ladder, fracture, hip, physical therapy, saw, slip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1564990.015 Fatality

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