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Accident: 107559.015 - Employee Sustains Extensive Injuries In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 107559.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1332075.01507/20/2018Richard L. Sensenig Co.

At 8:00 a.m. on July 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was e ngaged in roofing work at a multiemployer building project. He was walking acro ss roof decking composed of Tectum panels when he fell through the deck, a fall height of 27 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for extensive injuries. These included fract ures to his pelvis, ribs, tailbone, right hip, vertebrae, wrist, and upper arm, as well as nerve damage and temporary blindness.

Keywords: arm, construction, eye, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, hip, nerve damage, pelvis, rib, roof, roof decking, roof panel, spine, vertebra, walking surface, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 27

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1332075.015 30 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 27
Cause: Roofing

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