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Accident: 202713673 - Employee Falls And Is Injured While Cleaning Gutter

Accident: 202713673 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 07/30/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31728165707/30/2013701191st Street Joint Venture, Llc
On July 30, 2013, Employee #1, a housekeeper, was working at a hotel and hosing a pool deck clean of debris. He saw material collecting in a gutter near the pool deck and decided to clean it. The gutter was at a floor edge protected by a guardrail. He climbed over the guardrail and knelt down on an 18 in. wide edge. As he cleaned the gutter with his hand, he lost his balance on the edge and fell 10.33 ft off it, landing on a lawn below. Employee #1 sustained unspecified injuries in the fall. He was treated at a hospital and then released.
Keywords: rain spout, guardrail, cleaning, fall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317281657 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Housekeepers and butlers

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