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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116619.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Sustains Fractured Spine And Brain

Accident: 116619.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 02/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394158.01503/11/2019The Original Roofing Company, Llc

At 8:00 a.m. on February 23, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a roo fing company, were installing a drip edge on the roof of a new two-story residen tial building as part of a multiemployer construction project. Employee #1 slip ped and fell, a fall height of 20 feet. He first struck a brick wall and then t he ground. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where h e was admitted for treatment of a fractured spine and a brain hemorrhage.

Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, brain, brick, fall, fall protection, fracture, hemorrhage, installing, multiemployer, residential construction, roof, roofer, slip, spine, struck against, wall
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 1394158.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 20
Cause: Roofing

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