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Accident: 103044.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Multiple Injuries

Accident: 103044.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 08/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260469.01508/23/2017Twin Brothers Enterprises
At 11:15 a.m. on August 23, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was engaged in exterior painting at a two-story multifamily residential build ing. He was working from an extension ladder and attempting to remove a shutter when the ladder slid out. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 13 feet. Emergen cy services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He wa s admitted and treated for a punctured lung, a fractured collarbone, and fractur ed ribs.
Keywords: collarbone, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, fracture, lung, paint, puncture, residential construction, rib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1260469.015 65 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 13
FallHt:13
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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