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Accident: 116618.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Sustains Back Fracture, Brain Hemo

Accident: 116618.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 02/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400195.01503/11/2019Kb Home

At 8:00 a.m. on February 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a home builder, was performing roofing activities at a multiemployer construction project, a new two -story residential structure. The employee fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Eme rgency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured back and bleeding (hemorrhage) in the brain.

Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, brain, fall, fall protection, fracture, hemorrhage, multiemployer, residential construction, roof, roofer, spine
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1400195.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Roofers: Helpers FallDist: 20
Cause: Roofing

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