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Accident: 202686671 - Employee Sustains Back Sprain While Removing Drywall

Accident: 202686671 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/18/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31621085502/28/20131795Alta Services Inc Dba Alta Contracting
At approximately 6:30 a.m. on December 18, 2012, Employee #1, with Alta Services Inc. Dba Alta Contracting, was demolishing the interior of a commercial retail building for remodeling purposes. Employee #1 was removing existing drywall, using a pick to pull the material off the wall, and he sustained a lower back injury. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: demolition, back, hand tool, sprain
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 48
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316210855 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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