Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202552576 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Hole In Roof
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|313168320||11/22/2010||1761||J C Roofing|
On November 15, 2010, Employee #1, a roofer, was engaged in the reroofing operation for a single story commercial building with a flat roof. After the old roofing material was removed, a hole about 4-ft wide was found covered with a plywood. In order to repair the roof properly, Employee #1 had to take out the plywood. However, he didn't realize there was a hole, and he accidentally walked into the hole. He fell 14 feet onto a concrete floor. Employee #1 suffered cracks and bruises on his ribs. No surgery was required. He was treated and hospitalized for three days.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Commercial building||Maintenance or repair||Under $50,000||1|
FatCause: Fall from roof