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Accident: 124189.015 - Employee Dies After Falling From Patio Roof

Accident: 124189.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 03/12/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1464371.01502/20/2020New Gen Painting Llc
At 10:56 a.m. on March 12, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, wa s working on the patio roof of a two-story residence. He was applying 3M Contrac tors Grade 3-inch Masking Tape to the trim in preparation for repainting the hou se. He was not using any fall protection. The employee fell and struck the con crete surface, a fall height of approximately 14 feet. He was transported to th e hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured skull and traumatic injuries t o the head, brain, and face. He remained hospitalized and died 21 days later fr om his injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, cathead, concrete, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, paint, painter, residential construction, roof, skull, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 14 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1464371.015 25 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 14
Cause: Exterior painting

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