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Accident: 111645.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Multiple Injuries

Accident: 111645.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 07/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331693.01507/20/2018Rosario Painting Plus Llc

At 9:45 a.m. on July 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was repainting the exterior of a two-story residential structure. He was working fr om a ladder set at a 45-degree angle and painting the brick around a window when he fell and struck concrete, a fall height of approximately 17 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and tr eated for injuries that included fractures to multiple ribs, a compound fracture of his left hand, a laceration to the head, and multiple injuries along his spi ne.

Keywords: back, concrete, fall, fall protection, fracture, hand, head, laceration, ladder, painter, residential construction, rib, spine, vertebra, wall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 17

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1331693.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 17
Cause: Exterior painting

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