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Accident: 69706.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Dies

Accident: 69706.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 12/12/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1015785.01512/29/2014Cabrillo Enterprises Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on December 12, 2014, Employee #1 was using a ladder while perform ing the final inspection of the interior of a water storage tank that he was tou ching up with paint. The employee fell from the ladder, 20 feet into the empty t ank, shattering the femur of his right leg and rupturing his spleen. Employee #1 later died from complications of his original injuries.
Keywords: confined space, fall, fracture, ladder, leg, paint, painter, rupture, spleen, water tank
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1015785.015 56 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 12
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause:

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