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Accident: 12495.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 12495.015 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 04/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
331162.01504/05/2012Spectrum Painting
At 12:30 pm on April 3, 2012, an employee was applying touch up paint to the ext erior wall of a condominium that was located on the second floor. The employee w as found laying on the pavement flat on his back semi-conscious and bleeding fro m the back of his head. The employee was found 3 ft. from an extension ladder, with a tipped over 1 gallon can of paint near his feet. He was rushed to the ho spital and died later that day. The employee died from a fractured skull.
Keywords: fall, head, ladder, paint, painter, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 331162.015 55 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting

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