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Accident: 100686.015 - Painter Falls From Scaffold And Fractures Leg And Foot

Accident: 100686.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269169.01510/09/2017Universe Painting, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on October 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, the renovation of a large apartment complex. He was working from a scaffold and climbing down the scaffold's handrails from the third level to the second level of a five-story building when he fell and struck the concrete floor, a fall height of approximately 20 to 23 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured left tibia that required three surgeries to his foot and leg.
Keywords: access/egress, fall protection, fracture, residential construction, scaffold, leg, foot, fall, painter, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   5 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1269169.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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