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Accident: 96966.015 - Worker Falls From Roof When Stung By Wasps

Accident: 96966.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245577.01507/10/2017Solutions Restoration

At 11:30 a.m. on July 6, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a company specializing i n property restoration services, was working at a building job site. He was wor king from a ladder and removing old gutters from the building. Employee #1 step ped from the ladder onto the roof to remove a screw from the gutter. He disturb ed a wasp nest and was stung repeatedly. Employee #1 fell from the roof edge, a fall height of 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was treated for the wasp stings and a laceration to his forehead. The subsequent investigation determined that Employee #1 was n ot using fall protection.

Keywords: bee sting, building, construction, dismantling, fall, fall protection, forehead, laceration, roof

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1245577.015 48 M Hospitalized injury

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