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Accident: 202652277 - Employee'S Left Foot Is Fractured In Fall From Step Ladder

Accident: 202652277 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/20/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31620758805/15/20121721Santa Fe Painting Inc Dba Leo'S Painting
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 20, 2012, Employee #1 was part of a 3-man painting crew who were painting the interior of a building. The employee slipped from the 3rd rung of a step ladder while he was climbing down. Upon landing on the ground the employee fractured a bone in his left foot. Employee #1 was transported to Rancho Springs Medical Center, where he was diagnosed with a fracture in his left foot and subsequently was admitted to Kaiser (Irvine), where he was discharged on April 24, 2012, and scheduled for outpatient surgery. The employee remains hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, stepladder, ladder, paint, fall, painter, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316207588 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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