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Accident: 202586905 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202586905 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31531505108/08/20111721D And B Painting Company, Inc.
At approximately 1:50 p.m. on August 5, 2011, Employee #1 was standing on an 8 ft A frame ladder and assessing what types of painting equipment was required for the job. As he assessed the work and extended his body away from the centerline of the ladder, the ladder slipped out from underneath him. Coworkers found him lying on his back and on the third floor mid-landing. The ladder was found lying flat on the stairs below the third floor mid-landing. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he was treated for unspecified injuries and then hospitalized.
Keywords: unsecured, ladder, fall, painter, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315315051 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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