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Accident: 111866.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 111866.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 12/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366482.01512/14/2018M & S Horner Painting, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on December 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was working on a multi-employer construction project, a two-story residential st ructure. He was outside on a ladder and taping a window in preparation for pain ting. The ladder, which was not properly secured, slipped, fell, and hit a porc h railing. The employee fell, a fall height of approximately 14 feet, and then rolled down a hill. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a laceration to the head, shoulder strain, and neck str ain.
Keywords: cathead, fall, fall protection, falling object, guardrail, laceration, ladder, neck, paint, painter, residential construction, shoulder, sprain, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1366482.015 40 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting

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