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Accident: 115902.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Back

Accident: 115902.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397854.01505/02/2019Mtz Roofing Llc

At 9:30 a.m. on May 2, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, was engaged in re-roofing work at a residential structure. He had just accessed the roof from a ladder and had not yet tied off to his lanyard when he was struck b y a bundle of shingles. The employee fell from the roof, a fall height of 9 fee t. He was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured lower back.

Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, fall, fall protection, fracture, maintenance, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer, spine, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 22

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397854.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 9
Cause: Roofing

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