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Accident: 202546651 - Painter Falls From Scaffold And Sprains Back

Accident: 202546651 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/09/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486666601/14/20141521Cal Asia

On January 9, 2014, Employee #1, employed by Cal Asia Construction, was working at a residential construction project. He was standing on a scaffold plank 6 feet above the ground. The scaffold collapsed, and Employee #1 fell to the ground, a fall height of 6 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for a sprained back. He then was discharged without hospitalization.

Keywords: building, collapse, construction, plank, back, fall, fall protection, painter, sprain, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 9

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314866666 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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