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Accident: 143654.015 - Employee Fractures Ribs And Bruises Lung In Fall Through Roo

Accident: 143654.015 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 01/25/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1577368.01502/09/2022Cmh Manufacturing Inc.

At 1:45 p.m. on January 25, 2022, an employee was applying OSB decking boards to the roof of a home. The employee had completed decking installation, when he wa s attempting to walk across the roof to access the scaffold system. While walki ng across the roof, the employee stepped on a 24-inch square piece of decking th at had been installed to cover a hole. When he stepped on the decking, the piec e gave way, causing him to fall through the ceiling to the floor of the unit. He was hospitalized to treat broken ribs and a bruised lung.

Keywords: broken bone, contusion, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, lung, rib, roof, roof collapse, roof decking, scaffold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1577368.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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