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Accident: 201943115 - Painter Is Killed In Fall From Apartment Building

Accident: 201943115 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 09/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31627195609/11/20131721Color Dynamics Inc
At approximately 10:10 a.m. on September 11, 2013, Employee #1, a painter employed by Color Dynamics, Inc., a building restoration company, was working at an apartment building. He was on the seventh level, on the penthouse courtyard. He fell from the courtyard to the dirt ground below, a fall of approximately 50 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to Queen's Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at approximately 10:44 a.m. This summary was revised on 3/22/17 due to a non-admission clause.
Keywords: fracture, head, installing, construction, skull, fall, fall protection, painter, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 7 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316271956 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:50
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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