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Accident: 107831.015 - Employee Hits Head In Fall From Ladder; Later Dies

Accident: 107831.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334321.01507/29/2018Painting & Decor Inc.
At 9:35 a.m. on July 28, 2018, Employee #1 was standing on a Werner, Model number 6206, six foot ladder, removing masking paper from the roof of the patio after painting. The employee had to reach overhead to remove the paper, lost his balance and fell with the ladder. He hit his head on the concrete floor and was taken to a nearby hospital. Employee #1 was hospitalized for surgery, but died on July 29, 2018 at approximately 9:10 a.m.
Keywords: painter, concrete slab, ladder, lost balance, head, fall, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1334321.015 34 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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