Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 121972.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Roof Ope
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1404745.015||06/03/2019||238160||Garcia Roofing, Inc.|
Abstract: At 12:00 p.m. on May 28, 2019, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a roofing contractor, were loading roofing insulation material onto the south-side upper r oof of a large one-story industrial building that was being constructed. Two we eks earlier, employees of another employer had made six openings in this area of the roof, cutouts for later installation of a Greenheck Model GRSI-42 Typ-6 exh aust fan system. These openings had 13-inch high curbs and were covered with 20 -gauge sheet metal secured with three 1.5-inch screws on each side. On May 28, 2019, Employee #1 fell through the sheet metal covering one of the openings, a f all height of 31 feet, and struck a concrete slab. Emergency services transport ed the employee to the hospital, where he remained for 50 days. His injuries in cluded a traumatic brain injury, numerous facial and skull fractures, fractured ribs, C1-2 vertebral fracture, and fractures to both arms and left leg.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|