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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1331904.015 - Donald Garthe

Inspection Information - Office: North Boston

Nr: 1331904.015Report ID: 0134000Open Date: 07/19/2018

Donald Garthe
18 Mill Street
Dracut, MA 01826
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236118/Residential Remodelers
Mailing: 141 Thissell Avenue Apt 2, Dracut, MA 01826

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/2018
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:10/10/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107537.015Event: 07/19/2018Employee Sustains Broken Leg And Head Trauma Falling From La
At 12:00 p.m. on July 19, 2018, an employee was painting the exterior of a residential (duplex) house. The employee was on one of two aluminum ladders set up to paint the left side of the house. The employee was using a paint brush and roller. Both ladders where set up within the approach distance of the electrical service to the residence. No one saw the employee fall, but a witness indicated the employee was working on the left most ladder. The witness heard the employee yell and land on the driveway. The employee sustained a broken right femur and severe head trauma and died.
Keywords: painter, ladder, fall, struck against, asphalt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331904.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance

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