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Accident: 202634861 - Painterfractures Ankle In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202634861 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31536538710/05/20111721Charlie (Hee Soo) Kim Dba: Melody Painting Co.
At approximately 2:02 p.m. on September 26, 2011, Employee #1, a painter, was standing on a ladder painting the second level of a residence. He fell approximately 8 ft, struck the garage roof, and fell another 11 ft to the driveway. Employee #1 was hospitalized at San Jose Regional Trauma Center for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: fracture, roof, ladder, fall, painter, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315365387 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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