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Accident: 202588729 - Painter Is Injured When Struck By Pressurized Paint

Accident: 202588729 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/15/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31720150708/20/20131721George E. Masker, Inc.
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on August 15, 2013, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, painters employed by a painting contractor, were about to begin the second day of painting the walls of the Oakland Convention Center's parking lot. Employee #1 was changing the tip of a spray gun. He accidentally activated the spray gun's trigger. The spray gun injected paint under pressure into his right hand index finger. Coworker #1 transported Employee #1 to Kaiser Oakland Hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a deep laceration to the tip of his right index finger. Employee #1 was discharged on August 17, 2013.
Keywords: maintenance, finger, compressed air, construction, paint, laceration, struck by, painter, hand, pressure release
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 4 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317201507 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Other

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