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Accident: 97799.015 - Painter Falls And Fractures Back When Ladder Slips

Accident: 97799.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251901.01508/03/2017Neubert Staining, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on July 31, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was painting the upper eave of a building. He was working from a 20-foot extension ladder. The ladder slipped, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured back and paralysis.
Keywords: painter, fall, fall protection, fracture, extension ladder, construction, paralysis, slip, back, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1251901.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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