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Accident: 117302.015 - Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures In Fall From Building

Accident: 117302.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 06/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name

At 9:00 a.m. on June 13, 2019, an employee was preparing to descend the exterior of a four story building in order to wash windows. The employee went over the e dge of the roof and onto an adjacent ledge when he fell to the ground. The emplo yee was wearing a harness and was on a boatswains chair but the rope used was no t connected to an anchor point. The employee was hospitalized due to multiple fr actured ribs and pelvis.

Keywords: anchor, fall, fall protection, fracture, pelvis, rib, window washer

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1410017.015 61 M Hospitalized injury

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