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Accident: 103318.015 - Worker Falls When Scaffold Collapses, Incurs Leg Fracture

Accident: 103318.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281994.01512/08/2017Yago'S Pro Painting
At 12:00 p.m. on August 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story residential structure. He was working from a scaffold and applying tape to windows in preparation for exterior painting. The scaffold collapsed, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 12 to 14 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fracture to his left leg that required surgery.
Keywords: paint, leg, scaffold, residential construction, fracture, painter, collapse, fall, fall protection, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1281994.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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