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Accident: 201077377 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Cantilevered Awning

Accident: 201077377 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534265911/04/20111721Ronald A Sharrer
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on September 3, 2011, Employee # 1 was working as a painter when he fell from a cantilevered awning on the office building he was painting in San Diego; Ca. Employee # 1 sustained serious head injuries when he walked off the edge of the awning he was standing on painting the exterior of the building. Employee # 1 was transported to the hospital, and he was hospitalized for four days. The employer called the Division to report the serious incident on the same day that it occurred...
Keywords: fall, fall protection, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315342659 Hospitalized injury Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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