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Accident: 202251450 - Employee Falls Into Excavated Hole

Accident: 202251450 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 11/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30829742311/08/20041721Energetic Painting & Drywall, Inc.
Employee #1, working for Energetic Painting and Drywall Inc. in Reno, NV, was dismantling a scaffold when he backed into an excavation where a septic tank had been placed. Employee #1 slid in the area between the excavation wall and the tank. Employee #1 was able to get out of the excavated hole and go to a hospital, where he underwent surgery for internal bleeding.
Keywords: excavation, dismantling, abrasion, fall, contusion, 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 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308297423 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Other

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