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Accident: 201186087 - Employee Fractures Hip In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201186087 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 12/06/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269215512/08/20111721Zarich Painting & Decorating Co.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on December 6, 2011, Employee # 1 was working for his employer, a painting contractor. As Employee # 1 was walking on the suspended scaffold, he fell approximately 9 feet off the scaffold as the back rail failed. He suffered a broken right hip and underwent hip replacement surgery. The accident was reported to Division of Occupation Health and Safety on December 7, 2011.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, fall, fall protection, painter, hip, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312692155 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:9
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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