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Accident: 115906.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Breaks Foot And Ankle Bones

Accident: 115906.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 04/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397893.01505/02/2019Duggan Mechanical Services, Inc

At 1:30 p.m. on April 29, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an HVAC and mechanical services company, was attempting to remove an old compressor from the roof of a one-story commercial building. As he stood on the edge of the roof and attempte d to lower the equipment, the employee lost balance, fell, and struck the paveme nt, a fall height of 11 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to th e hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of fractures to bones in his hee l and ankle.

Keywords: ankle, blunt force trauma, compressor, construction, demolition, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, hvac, lost balance, rehabilitation, roof
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397893.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers FallDist: 11
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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