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Accident: 202563342 - Employee Falls From Scaffolding And Fractures Left Arm

Accident: 202563342 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/24/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31275930101/08/20091721Jerry De La Cruz Dba: De La Cruz Painting
At approximately 2:10 p.m. on December 24, 2008, Employee #1, a painter, was standing on a mobile scaffolding and painting the ceiling of a cafeteria with a sprayer. He stepped back and fell from the scaffold, striking the ground. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment for a fractured left arm and was hospitalized
Keywords: fracture, fall, fall protection, arm, painter, unguarded, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000 1 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312759301 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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