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Accident: 104724.015 - Employee On Scaffold Is Injured In Fall During Safety Inspec

Accident: 104724.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 04/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1307533.01504/10/2018Maragos Painting Llc
On April 10, 2018, during a safety inspection on fall hazards in construction, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a painting company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a five-story commercial building. Employee #1 was working from the top tier of a mobile scaffold and applying paint to the upper walls and ceiling of the fourth floor. His coworker assisted by pushing the scaffold to a new location. While it was being pushed, a front scaffold wheel failed to move, and the scaffold tipped over. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 6 feet. He injured his right shoulder and sustained lacerations to his head.
Keywords: painter, mobile scaffold, laceration, head, fall protection, equipment failure, fall, construction, shoulder, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   5 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1307533.015 39 M Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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