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Accident: 201186251 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201186251 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 02/28/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269241102/29/20121721Damion Mantle Dba Damion Mantle Painting & Decorat
At approximately 11:20 a.m. on February 28, 2012, Employee #1 was working for Damion Mantle dba Damion Mantle Painting & Decorating as a painter on a residential house in San Francisco. Employee #1 set the ladder on the ground with a slight inclined. Employee # 1 was on the ladder approximately 18 feet high touching-up areas on the exterior wall of the house; the ladder began to slide sideway. Employee #1 fell off the ladder. Employee #1 was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and was later transferred to UC Hospital. Employee # 1 suffered Broken right tibia and left knee had three torn ligaments. He was hospitalized for three weeks.
Keywords: extension ladder, tibia, fall, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312692411 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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