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Accident: 202719324 - Painter Incurs Multiple Fractures In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202719324 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/10/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31744814003/14/20141721G & G Painting, Inc.
On March 10, 2014, Employee #1, employed by G & G Painting, Inc., was engaged in interior painting at a commercial building. He was assigned to paint the eastside interior wall of the building. He ascended a 20-foot extension ladder that was installed on the interior wall. As Employee #1 reached a height of approximately 15 feet, the ladder slid down, and Employee #1 fell to the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fractures of the hip, arm, and wrist. This event was investigated by Cal/OSHA.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, wall, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, arm, painter, hip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other $250,000 to $500,000 1 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317448140 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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