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Accident: 200785442 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 200785442 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31609290712/12/20111799Andy On Call
On December 12, 2011, Employee #1 was painting the living room of a single-family residence from an extension ladder. The ladder was placed on hardwood flooring and did not have slip-resistant feet. The ladder slid out from underneath Employee #1 and he fell to the floor. Employee # 1 was killed.
Keywords: extension ladder, ladder, construction, fall, slippery surface, 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 316092907 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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