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Diagnosis codes for falls from and on ladders and scaffolding

ICD-10 codes for falls from ladders or scaffolding

There are many different diagnosis codes to represent all type of different falls! (i.e. falls to to tripping & slipping, falls due to being pushed, falls with subsequent striking against objects, falls on same level, falls from stairs & ladders, etc etc). Here are some diagnosis coding options for falls from and on ladders and scaffolding:


Fall on and from ladder

W11.XXXA Fall on and from ladder, initial encounter

W11.XXXD Fall on and from ladder, subsequent encounter

W11.XXXS Fall on and from ladder, sequela

Fall on and from scaffolding

W12.XXXA Fall on and from scaffolding, initial encounter

W12.XXXD Fall on and from scaffolding, subsequent encounter

W12.XXXS Fall on and from scaffolding, sequela