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Accident: 106999.015 - Employee Falls From Awning And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 106999.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1299635.01503/06/2018Defazio Painting Incorporated
At 11:08 a.m. on February 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was engaged in maintenance work at a two-story multifamily residential structure . He was working from a window awning and preparing to paint the building's ext erior when the awning snapped. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to th e hospital, admitted and treated for bleeding from the head, back pain, and wris t pain.
Keywords: back, fall, fall protection, head, hemorrhage, paint, painter, residential construction, structural collapse, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1299635.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 10
Cause: Exterior painting

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