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Accident: 201562790 - Employee Falls From Scaffold; Later Dies

Accident: 201562790 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31587977508/01/20121721Jim Riches Painting
On August 1, 2012, Employee #1, a painter, fell 9 feet 8 inches from a mobile scaffold while painting the ceiling of a garage, resulting in serious head injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized and later died from the injuries on August 7, 2012.
Keywords: fracture, head, fall, concussion, painter, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315879775 Fatality Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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