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Accident: 52006.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Killed

Accident: 52006.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 08/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
938005.01508/19/2013Golden Touch Painting
At 2:26 p.m. on August 17, 2013, Employee #1, a painter, was painting a wall above a window up to a 25 foot ceiling. The employee was standing on a ladder that was resting on an uneven/unleveled concrete floor. While painting, the ladder became displaced, causing Employee #1 to fall 25 feet to the floor below.
Keywords: paint, struck against, uneven ground, concrete slab, fracture, head, ladder, fall, unstable position, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 938005.015 34 M Fatality Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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