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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302513619 - Cochran Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Portland

Nr: 302513619Report ID: 1054111Open Date: 11/03/1998

Cochran Inc
18608 Se Stark
Gresham, OR 97233
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 626 Se Main St, Portland, OR 97214

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/03/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/14/1998

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201630514Event: 10/31/1998Employee Injured In Fall From Elevation
Employee #1 was removing conduit from the side of a building. He set the base of the ladder on a deck that was 17 inches high and five feet from the wall. The top of the ladder side rails were 15 feet above ground level. The ladder was not secured at the top or bottom and the deck was wet with rain. While working from the ladder, the base slipped out and Employee #1 fell approximately 12 to 15 feet, landing on top of the ladder on the rail around the deck. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: wall, building, unsecured, conduit, ladder, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302513619 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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