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Accident: 100638.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Injured

Accident: 100638.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276568.01511/09/2017South East Personnel Leasing, Inc. Loss Control Manager
At 2:00 p.m. on November 7, 2017, an employee was working for a painting company, assigned to perform painting at a residence. The employee was assigned to paint the eve of the residence front porch. Using an 8 foot stepladder, which was resting on the top of the pitched roof, the employee accessed the eve. During work, the employee slipped and fell approximately 20 feet to a concrete patio. The employee was not wearing fall protection. The employee sustained a compound fracture, resulting in hospitalization for treatment.
Keywords: painter, struck against, fall, ladder, roof, fall protection, slip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1276568.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause:

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