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Accident: 115608.015 - Employee Sustains Fractures In Fall From Machine

Accident: 115608.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394250.01504/15/2019David Makovec Incorporated

At 8:00 a.m. on April 8, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a roofing contractor, were engaged in maintenance work at a multifamily residential build ing. They were standing on the unguarded top portion of a gutter machine to cha nge/replace material spools. The top of the machine was slippery due to moistur e. Employee #1 slipped and fell from the machine, a fall height of 42 inches. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of fractu red vertebrae in his back, a fractured rib, and two broken teeth.

Keywords: back, equipment operator, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, maintenance, residential construction, rib, roof, roofer, slip, slippery surface, spine, unguarded, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394250.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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