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Accident: 202452389 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 202452389 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 02/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12614976403/24/20061721Legit Painting Inc
On February 28, 2006, Employee #1, an employee of a painting contractor, was on the second tier of a metal scaffolding system approximately 14 ft high inspecting the exterior wall of a house for blistering. Employee #1 was standing on one of the planks, when for some reason, the plank slipped off the ledger, causing him to lose his footing. Employee #1 fell to the ground and sustained unspecified injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: planking, fracture, slip, construction, fall, lost balance, scaffold, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126149764 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; painters, paperhangers and plasterers FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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