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Accident: 132599.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 132599.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 01/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511074.01501/20/2021Troy Davis
At 4:00 p.m. on January 20, 2021, an employee worked to paint a church sanctuary using a pole-extended paint roller and standing on a fiberglass extension ladde r positioned on a one-buck high mobile scaffold on castor wheels. At some point, while painting the wall, the employee fell approximately sixteen feet. A bystan der observed the employee on the ground struggling to breathe and called for eme rgency medical services. EMTs responded and transported the employee to the hosp ital where the employee died from multiple, unspecified blunt force trauma injur ies.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, extension handle, extension ladder, fall, ladder, mobile scaffold, paint, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   16 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1511074.015 54 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 16
FallHt:22
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause:

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