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Accident: 100091.015 - Painter Fractures Ankle When Ladder Falls

Accident: 100091.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 09/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263338.01509/13/2017Ortiz Painting
At 3:45 p.m. on September 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was working at a residence. He was standing on the fifth step of a ladder and painting a window when the ladder fell, causing the employee to fall. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a dislocated and fractured right ankle. The subsequent investigation determined that the ladder had not been secured.
Keywords: paint, residential construction, ladder, fracture, fall protection, fall, ankle, work platform, unsecured, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263338.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Painters, construction and maintenance

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