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Accident: 109582.015 - Employee Falls Into Elevator Shaft, Breaks Wrist

Accident: 109582.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333633.01507/27/2018Montgomery Keith Co
At 9:00 a.m. on July 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was engaged in painting the interior and exterior of a new two-story residential structure, a multiemployer construction project. He was on the second floor and caulking the elevator's door casings when he lost his balance and fell into the elevator shaft, a fall height of 10 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, treated for a wrist fracture, and released.
Keywords: paint, untrained, wrist, residential construction, lost balance, guard, fracture, fall protection, elevator shaft, fall, wall, unsecured, painter, rail, unguarded, seal
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1333633.015 20 M Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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