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Accident: 113881.015 - Employee Falls From Unsecured Ladder, Sustains Multiple Cont

Accident: 113881.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360448.01511/15/2018Anthony Kim
At 9:30 a.m. on November 2, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a paint ing contractor, were preparing to paint the exterior of a residence. On the sec ond story roof area, Employee #1 was power washing the house exterior. He then began climbing down a 16-foot extension ladder. The ladder, which was not secur ed to the house or the ceramic tiles at its base, slipped, and Employee #1 fell to the concrete driveway. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admit ted for treatment of multiple contusions to his head, arms, legs, and a pulmonar y contusion.
Keywords: arm, climbing on ladder, concrete, contusion, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, head, leg, lung, maintenance, painter, residential construction, roof, struck against, unsecured, unstable position, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1360448.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting

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