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Accident: 202649232 - Construction Worker Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202649232 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 10/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31680454110/27/20121521Paul Kegley Dba Pk Installs

On October 27, 2012, Employee #1, employed as a laborer by a small building contractor doing business as PK Installs, was involved in construction work at a two-story single family dwelling. He was working from a 32-foot extension ladder, installing Tyvek paper approximately 25 feet above the ground. He fell from the ladder to the compacted dirt ground below. He was killed by the fall.

Keywords: extension ladder, installing, building, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, thermal insulation
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 30 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316804541 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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