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Accident: 201061850 - Employee Using Spray Gun Injects Paint Into Finger

Accident: 201061850 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/07/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12027271110/29/19981721Ja Marquez Painting
Employee #1 operating a Grayco airless electric pump Model Number 500, an airless spray paint machine, was in the process of spray painting a room in a tract home. He reached to adjust the spray tip of the spray gun and bumped the wall or in some way activated the spray gun and injected paint into his finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: paint pigments, finger, spray painting, paint, painter, spraying rig
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120272711 Hospitalized injury Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Other

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