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Accident: 202469698 - Painter Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202469698 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 09/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31482254510/07/20106513Weiss Investment Group, Inc.
At approximately 12:40 p.m. on September 10, 2010, Employee #1, a painter with the maintenance department of an apartment complex, was standing on a Werner extension ladder (Serial Number 57153-01) preparing to paint the side of an apartment building. A coworker was holding the ladder. When the coworker walked away to attend to a paint spray machine, the ladder fell. Employee #1 fell at least 10 ft to the ground. He was hospitalized for a head laceration and a back fracture.
Keywords: fracture, head, extension ladder, unsecured, ladder, back, laceration, fall, painter, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314822545 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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