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Accident: 200375855 - Employee Dies As Result Of Fall From Extension Ladder

Accident: 200375855 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31620052602/06/20121721Robert Mcalister Painting
On February 3, 2012, Employee #1 was working as a painter. He was working from an aluminum extension ladder at a height of approximately 15 feet. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell to the asphalt driveway below. Employee #1 fell straight down, and the ladder fell to the left. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries several hours later.
Keywords: extension ladder, fall, fall protection, lost balance, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316200526 Fatality Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:16
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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