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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 exterior 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 approximately 20 feet onto the concrete driveway and was discovered, badly injured, by the homeowner. There were no witnesses to the accident. The employee was transported to a local hospital where he died on November 18, 2014, due to injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: painter, extension ladder, fracture, fall
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 Bruise/Contus/Abras Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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