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Accident: 104663.015 - Employee Falls When Ladder Slips And Injures Head And Arm

Accident: 104663.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 03/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305753.01503/30/2018The Southern Tide Group, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on March 30, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a building maintenance company, was engaged in painting activity at a residential building. He was working from an extension ladder when the ladder's feet, which were set on a wet stone patio, slid backwards. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 9.25 feet, and struck the stone surface. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a laceration to the head and possible concussion, and a bruised right arm.
Keywords: painter, head, residential construction, laceration, fall protection, slippery surface, unsecured, extension ladder, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1305753.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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