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Accident: 103166.015 - Painter Falls And Fractures His Cheekbone

Accident: 103166.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 10/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274085.01510/31/2017Jerry Thompson And Sons Painting, Inc.
At 10:30 p.m. on October 23, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was engaged in interior painting at a commercial building. He climbed a rolling scaffold that measured 10 feet long to access an overhead pipe located on the ceiling above a stairwell landing between the 23rd and 24th floors. He taped the pipe in preparation for painting and then descended the scaffold. Employee #1 slipped and fell, either while descending the scaffold or while in the stairwell. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured cheekbone.
Keywords: painter, stair, construction, fall, fall protection, scaffold, fracture, face, descending, pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274085.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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