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Accident: 106542.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 106542.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 06/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323186.01506/14/2018Holt Roofing Company Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on June 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was e ngaged in roofing activity at a two-story commercial building. As he secured a wet and slippery 6-inch TPO membrane over the edge of the roof deck, he fell, a fall height of 21 feet. Employee #1 at the time was working outside the warning lines and without benefit of fall protection. Emergency services transported t he employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple inju ries. These included six fractured ribs, a fractured pelvis, a fractured left w rist requiring surgery, bruised lungs, and a head concussion.

Keywords: concussion, construction, contusion, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, lung, material handling, pelvis, rib, roof, roof decking, roofer, slippery surface, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 21

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1323186.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 21
Cause: Roofing

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