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Accident: 202465910 - Laborer Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202465910 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020047203/15/20081542Patricio Picolomini
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 2, 2008, Employee #1, a laborer with the Patricio Picolomini company, a general building contractor, was working on a 28-foot extension ladder, preparing to measure the roof of a commercial building. As he was tying-off, he fell from the extension ladder approximately 15 feet onto asphalt pavement. He sustained lacerations. Employee #1 was transported to Providence Holy Cross in Mission Hills and was treated for five days. The cause of the fall was wind.
Keywords: high wind, roof, ladder, construction, laceration, fall, fall protection, tie-off, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000 1 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310200472 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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