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Accident: 97455.015 - Painter Falls From Roof, Fractures Pelvis And Arm

Accident: 97455.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248361.01507/14/2017Kev'S Painting
At 3:30 p.m. on July 12, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting contractor at a multiemployer work site, was engaged in exterior painting of a building. He was standing on a sloped roof with a pitch of 5:12 and applying masking tape aro und a window in preparation for spray painting. Employee #1 stepped onto a cant ilevered decorative corbel. The corbel separated from the building's exterior, and Employee #1 fell approximately 10 feet to the concrete surface. Emergency s ervices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was ad mitted and treated for fractures to his pelvis and arm. Employee #1 required su rgery for his injuries.
Keywords: arm, fall, fall protection, fracture, paint, painter, pelvis, residential construction, roof, unstable surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1248361.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 10
Cause: Exterior painting

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