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Accident: 75621.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder, Later Dies

Accident: 75621.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 11/03/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1053400.01504/10/2015One Star Painting, Inc.
At approximately 12:00 p.m. on November 3, 2014, an employee was painting the ex terior of a single family home. The employee was working alone from an extension ladder using a roller on a long pole. At some point, the employee fell approxim ately 20 feet onto the concrete driveway and was discovered, badly injured, by t he homeowner. There were no witnesses to the accident. The employee was transpor ted to a local hospital where he died on November 18, 2014, due to injuries sust ained in the fall.
Keywords: extension ladder, fall, fracture, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1053400.015 45 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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