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Accident: 122883.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 122883.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 08/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1423058.01508/13/2019V I S E Company Inc.

At 6:42 a.m. on August 13, 2019, Employee #1 was engaged in roofing a one-story commercial building. He was dragging a heavy roll of insulation sheeting while walking backward on the roof when he fell off the roof's edge, a fall height of 30 feet, and struck a concrete slab. The employee was hospitalized for treatme nt of multiple injuries that included multiple fractures, punctured organs, and a smashed face.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete slab, construction, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, insulation, internal injuries, puncture, roof, struck against, walking backward, waterproofing
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 31

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1423058.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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