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Accident: 100115.015 - Carpenter Falls Through Roof And Fractures Pelvis

Accident: 100115.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 10/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272512.01510/18/2017All American Lumber, Inc.

At 11:45 a.m. on October 12, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a construction materials and services company, were working at a one-story c onstruction storage building. They were using an MEC Scissor Lift, Model 2548HT , Serial Number 7103529, to access the roof in order to remove and replace damag ed metal roofing panels. Employee #1 stepped onto exposed roofing insulation in an area where the roof panel had been removed and not yet replaced. He fell th rough the roof to the concrete surface below, a fall height of approximately 21 feet. As he fell, he struck a metal storage rack located inside the building. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple fractures to his pelvis.

Keywords: carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, pelvis, repair, roof, untrained
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1272512.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 20
Cause: Roofing

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