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Accident: 120539.015 - Owner Falls From Scaffold Ladder, Fractures Pelvis, Elbow

Accident: 120539.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397192.01504/15/2019Mark Rodman
At 12:13 p.m. on April 13, 2019, Employee #1, the owner of a painting company, w as working from a mobile/rolling scaffold and spray painting the exterior of a r esidence. After completing work on the second level of the house, he placed the spray gun and hose over his shoulder and began to climb down the scaffold's lad der. Before reaching the scaffold's first level to resume his work, his hand mi ssed a ladder rung and he fell, a fall height of 15 feet. The employee was tran sported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of fractures to his pelvis an d elbow.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost balance, lost control, mobile scaffold, paint, painter, pelvis, residential construction, scaffold, spraying rig
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397192.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 15
Cause: Exterior painting

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