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Accident: 98073.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Paralyzed

Accident: 98073.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254121.01508/10/2017Bej Roofing, Llc

At 3:30 p.m. on July 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was w alking on the roof of a commercial building. He fell from the roof to the cemen t surface below, a fall height of 18 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. Employee #1 was paralyzed from the fall.

Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, paralysis, roof, roofer, walking surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   18

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254121.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 18

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