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Accident: 121762.015 - Employee Receives Multiple Fractures In Fall From Roof

Accident: 121762.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1431573.01509/17/2019Howard Roofing Company, Incorporated

At 9:00 a.m. on August 19, 2019, an employee unloaded material onto a roof to pr epare for roofing work. The employee sat down next to a skylight to wait for mor e material, leaned onto the skylight, which then broke under the employee's weig ht. The employee fell approximately twenty-nine feet and hospitalized to treat f ractures to both heels and other unspecified fractures.

Keywords: fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, fracture, roof, roofer, skylight
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1431573.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 29
Cause: Roofing

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