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Accident: 202615407 - Painter Falls From Stepladder And Fractures Knee

Accident: 202615407 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/10/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734220212/17/20131721Integrity Painting Inc

On January 10, 2014, Employee #1, of Integrity Painting, Inc., was working at a residence, preparing the building's exterior for painting. He was masking off a first floor window while standing on a 4-foot stepladder. As Employee #1 descended from the stepladder's second rung, he lost his balance and fell to the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured knee.

Keywords: knee, fracture, building, stepladder, ladder, construction, fall, lost balance, painter
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317342202 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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