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Accident: 101277.015 - Painter Falls From Bridge And Is Hospitalized For Observatio

Accident: 101277.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 10/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1275166.01510/30/2017M & J Painting Co Inc
At 12:55 a.m. on October 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was engaged in painting as part of a multiemployer maintenance/repair project at a bridge. He was working from a catenary scaffold and applying zinc primer to an I-beam when he fell to a lower decking platform, a fall height of approximately 30 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was hospitalized for observation.
Keywords: paint, repair, bridge, elevated work platform, fall protection, scaffold, maintenance, fall, construction, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Maintenance or repair   30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1275166.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Painters, construction and maintenance

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