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Accident: 202653986 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Receives Injuries

Accident: 202653986 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/10/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31673446612/12/20121721Sharp Painting
On December 10, 2012, Employee #1 was applying painter's tape on a wall of a stairway, which was located in an apartment complex. He was using an extension ladder to access areas on the wall. As he was taping the corners, he lost his balance and fell approximately 10 ft. Employee #1 struck a concrete floor and suffered a wrist fracture, back and head injuries. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and transported him to a medical center. At the hospital, Employee #1 underwent surgical procedures; afterwards, he was hospitalized for postoperative treatment.
Keywords: fracture, head, ladder, back, fall, lost balance, painter, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Other Under $50,000 2 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316734466 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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