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Accident: 202520862 - Employee Fractures Arm And Wrist In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202520862 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/21/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499035901/10/20117363Barrett Business Services, Inc.
On November 21, 2010, Employee #1, a painter, was working from a 15-foot extension ladder to paint an area on a building. Employee #1 was working with his employer, who accidentally bumped the ladder. This caused Employee #1 to fall to the ground. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby medical facility, where he was hospitalized and treated for fractures to his right arm and wrist.
Keywords: ladder, struck against, fall, arm, painter, inattention, unstable position, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314990359 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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