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Accident: 202654083 - Painter Is Injured In Fall From Ladder On Scaffold

Accident: 202654083 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/20/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31673415110/30/20121521Basebuild Construction
On October 20, 2012, Employee #1, of Basebuild Construction, was painting the exterior of a residential building. He placed a 10- foot extension ladder on top of a single frame of a tubular welded scaffold. He attempted to climb the ladder. The scaffold section tipped over, the ladder fell, and Employee #1 fell approximately 12 feet. He sustained a serious unspecified fracture that required hospitalization.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, painter, scaffold, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316734151 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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