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Accident: 111789.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Fractures Back

Accident: 111789.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365788.01512/12/2018B M Lynn Painting Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on December 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was painting a gutter at a multifamily residential structure. He was working from an unsecured extension ladder propped against the exterior wall when he fell, a fall height of approximately 20 feet. The ladder also fell. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and underwent surgery for a fractured lower back.
Keywords: paint, unsecured, back, falling object, fall protection, residential construction, fracture, extension ladder, fall, vertebra, spine, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365788.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, sculptors, craft-artists & printmakers

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