Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

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:
FallHt:15
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close