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Accident: 107898.015 - Employee Incurs Mulitple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 107898.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335034.01508/02/2018Pame Construction Inc.

At 4:10 p.m. on July 30, 2018, an employee installed a three foot long ridge cap panel over a two foot long unprotected opening on a metal roof to cover exposed insulation from weather. The employee stepped on a foot long section that hung over the edge of the roof, which immediately gave way and the employee then fell twenty-eight feet. The employee was not protected by fall protection equipment as he was working in a controlled decking zone. The employee received a dislocat ed right shoulder, broken left wrist, broken left leg, and facial laceration inj uries from the fall and was hospitalized.

Keywords: decking panel, dislocated, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, laceration, leg, roof, shoulder, weather, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 28

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1335034.015 22 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 28
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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