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Accident: 202540332 - Carpenter Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202540332 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086955912/30/20081721Dean Hallo Construction
On December 10, 2008, two employees with a general construction contractor were sanding an exterior wall while standing on a wood board that had been placed on two ladder jacks. When one of the ladders slipped, they fell. Employee #1, a carpenter, landed on his back and the coworker landed on his feet. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a lumber spine fracture. The accident was caused by failure to secure the ladder.
Keywords: fracture, spine, unsecured, carpenter, ladder, construction, back, ladder jack scaffold, fall, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300869559 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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