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Accident: 100882.015 - Employee Falls From Room And Is Paralyzed

Accident: 100882.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278376.01511/20/2017Travis Roofing Supply Of Austin, Llc
At 7:20 a.m. on November 7, 2017, an employee was located on the roof of a second story residence, waiting for fall protection gear. The employee fell, sustaining a broken back and sternum that resulted in paralysis.
Keywords: paralysis, roof, struck against, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1278376.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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