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Accident: 121213.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder, Later Dies

Accident: 121213.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 10/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1439658.01510/23/2019Noe'S Painting
At 1:30 p.m. on October 18, 2019, an employee was painting the top of a light po le working from a ladder. The base of the light pole broke free and fell due to rust corrosion. The employee fell ten feet and stuck his head on the ground. The employee died at the hospital from his head injuries.
Keywords: corrosion, fall, head, ladder, lighting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1439658.015 49 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 10
Cause: Exterior painting

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