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Accident: 112589.015 - Employee Receives Hand Injury When Pressurized Paint Sprayer

Accident: 112589.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 12/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371278.01501/07/2019Flickinger Painting, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on December 10, 2018, an employee worked to clean a paint sprayer t hat still contained pressurized air. The paint sprayer activated and struck the employee in the hand and inserted paint into the wound and swelled. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: cleaning, compressed air, hand, paint, spray painting, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1371278.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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