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Accident: 202666608 - Painter Hurts Back When Ladder Falls

Accident: 202666608 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 07/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31626043907/27/20121721Daniel B Hutton Dba Daniel B Hutton Contracting
On July 27, 2012, an employee was working as a painter for a painting and wall covering contractor. He was working from a 24-foot (7.3-meter) aluminum extension ladder. The ladder was set on sloped soft ground. When he ascended to approximately 19 feet (5.8 meters) above ground, the ladder fell. He sustained strains and sprains in his back, and he was treated at a local hospital.
Keywords: extension ladder, ladder, back, fall, falling object, painter, sprain
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316260439 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Hand painting, coating and decorating occupations FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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