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Accident: 119941.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 119941.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 04/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1396269.01504/25/2019James & John White Painting, Inc.
At 10:56 a.m. on April 12, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a painting contractor, was performing exterior surface preparation on a single story residential struc ture prior to the application of paint. He was working from a ladder approximat ely 8 feet above ground level. As he stepped down a rung, the ladder became uns table. The employee fell to the ground and struck the concrete driveway. He wa s transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a fractured left thi ghbone.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, concrete, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, leg, paint, painter, residential construction, struck against, thigh, unsecured, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1396269.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 8
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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