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Accident: 201859808 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 201859808 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 12/08/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31247795312/09/20081761Steve Gray Dba Gray Construction
At approximately 11:32 a.m. on December 8, 2008, Employee #1, a construction worker, and a coworker were replacing vinyl siding on a two story apartment building that had been damaged from a storm. As Employee #1 was working from an aluminum 48-foot extension ladder, at a height around 30 feet, in a parking lot, he fell and was killed. His death was attributed as a result of the multiple injuries he received, which included bone fractures and internal organ trauma.
Keywords: fracture, building, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 48 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312477953 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Installing metal siding
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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