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Accident: 106331.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Breaks Both Ankles

Accident: 106331.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321478.01506/08/2018Hl Thompson Enterprises, Llc.

At 10:30 a.m. on May 31, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in roofing activity at a two-story residential structure. As he ins talled roofing shingles, he slipped and fell, a fall height of 19 feet, and stru ck a concrete slab at surface. Employee #1 was using fall protection, but the a nchor broke and the system failed to protect him. Emergency services transporte d Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for fractures t o both ankles.

Keywords: anchor, ankle, concrete slab, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, residential construction, roof, roofer, slip
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 19

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1321478.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 19
Cause: Roofing

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