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Accident: 202288718 - One Employee Killed, One Injured, In Fall From Same Ladder

Accident: 202288718 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31183074901/18/20081721Liberty West Residential And Commercial Painting
On January 18, 2008, Employees #1 and #2 were using the same ladder to paint the exterior of an apartment building when they both fell 30 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was killed, and Employee #2 sustained serious injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: clearance, work rules, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, painter, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 46 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311830749 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof
2 311830749 Hospitalized injury Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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