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Accident: 93224.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Sustains Fractures And Lacerate

Accident: 93224.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 02/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1211302.01502/16/2017R&D Steel Erectors, Llc.

At 10:05 a.m. on February 14, 2017, Employee #1, a steel erection employee, was installing metal decking sheets for the new construction roof. The employee's fo ot slipped on a bar joist (roof truss), causing him to lose his balance and fall to the concrete floor below. The employee sustained fractures to his ribs and v ertebra and a laceration to his liver. He was hospitalized.

Keywords: concrete slab, fall, fracture, laceration, liver, lost balance, rib, roof, slip, steel erection, truss, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1211302.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 17
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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