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Accident: 202508495 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202508495 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/14/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432789107/15/20111721Cwpnc Inc Dba College Works Painting
On July 14, 2011, Employee #1 was painting a two-story residential building. Employee #1 was standing on an extension ladder and was performing touch up painting to the second floor of the building. The extension ladder slipped, and Employee #1 lost his balance and fell approximately 11 feet to the concrete driveway below. Employee #1 sustained compound fractures to his right leg. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, ladder, fall, fall protection, painter, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314327891 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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