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Accident: 127012.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle And Bruises Arm In Fall During Roof

Accident: 127012.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/21/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1466736.01503/02/2020Reliable Hauling And Demolition

At 8:43 a.m. on January 21, 2020, Employee #1 was performing demolition of an ex isting single story commercial building. He was on the roof and cutting wood sh eathing and joists when he stepped on an area that had been cut. That section o f the roof structure collapsed and fell, and the employee also fell, a fall heig ht of 8 feet. The employee was hospitalized for treatment of a fractured left a nkle and contusions/bruises to the left arm.

Keywords: ankle, arm, construction, contusion, cutting, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, falling object, fracture, joist, roof collapse, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 8

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1466736.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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