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Accident: 100796.015 - Two Painters Fall From Scissor Lift And Are Injured

Accident: 100796.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 11/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1277120.01511/15/2017Eric'S Painting
At 9:25 a.m. on November 14, 2017, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a painting company, were working from a scissorlift and engaged in interior painting at a multiemployer construction project, a commercial building. The scissor lift was near a bay garage door. The door unexpectedly began to open, and it struck the lift, which fell over. Employees #1 and #2 fell from the lift, a fall height of 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and the two employees were transported to the hospital. Both were admitted and treated for fall-related injuries including wrist sprains and head injuries.
Keywords: painter, head, fall protection, fall, door machine, construction, aerial lift, wrist, sprain, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1277120.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall, other
2 1277120.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall, other

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