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Accident: 201186848 - Employee Is Unconscious With Skull Fracture After Fall

Accident: 201186848 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 06/07/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269563806/07/20131721William Jorgensen
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 7, 2013, Employee #1, a painter with William Jorgensen, was setting up a ladder on a stairway on a two-story home. Employee #1 slipped and fell and was found unconscious with his left leg trapped in an A-frame ladder (6 ft in height) in the stairway. Employee #1 was working alone and was found by a bystander, who called for emergency services. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for a fractured skull and other injuries.
Keywords: fracture, stair, unconsciousness, ladder, slip, skull, fall, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312695638 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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