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Inspection: 112129937 - Betz Laboratories
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office
Report ID: 0950635
Open Date: 02/15/1995
5251 Las Lomas St Long Beach, CA 90815
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8731/Commercial Physical and Biological Research
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170891485
Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall With Ladder
Employee #1 was painting the conference room of Betz Lab in Long Beach, CA. He was at a height of 7 ft on a 15 ft extension ladder when the ladder slid away from the wall. As it fell, Employee #1's ankle became caught in a ladder rung and it was fractured upon impact with the floor. The ladder was neither blocked not secured. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was working for a four-month-old paint contracting company.
unsecured, work rules, painter, ankle, fracture, extension ladder, blocks, construction, caught between, fall
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