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Accident: 200612646 - Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder When Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 200612646 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30955811207/31/20071761Robert Morgan D/B/A Morgan & Co.
On July 19, 2007, Employee #1 was on a scaffold, painting the eaves at the back of a church. To gain height, he was using a ladder on top of the scaffold. He was near the top of the ladder when the scaffold kicked out and he fell with the ladder approximately 30 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, bracing, elevated work plat, painter, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4 45
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309558112 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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