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Accident: 202554424 - Employee Injures Back In Fall

Accident: 202554424 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/13/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552699612/08/20111721Honest Painting
On October 13, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a noncontracted employee who did painting on an as-needed basis for his employer. Employee #1 was working at a private residence, and was painting the framing of a deck. Employee #1 was approximately 10 feet above ground level when he fell to the ground and suffered a back injury. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital where he underwent surgery. He was hospitalized for 13 days.
Keywords: fracture, back, fall, fall protection, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315526996 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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