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Accident: 107572.015 - Employee Falls And Breaks Arm And Pelvis While Walking Down

Accident: 107572.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308259.01504/11/2018D & J Drywall And Painting, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on March 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting and drywall company, was painting a wooden pergola/trellis. He began to walk down boards to take his lunch break. A wooden board that he stepped on splintered and broke off from the structure. Employee #1 fell and struck the concrete surface, a fall height of 9.5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his arm and pelvis.
Keywords: painter, structural collapse, work rules, construction, fall, fracture, fall protection, descending, arm, pelvis
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308259.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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