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Accident: 101079.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Hole And Incurs Multiple Injurie

Accident: 101079.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 11/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279605.01511/29/2017Ristow Roofing Company
At 1:30 p.m. on November 24, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a multiemployer building construction project. He was on the roof when he stepped into a hole in the roof's surface and fell. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for multiple injuries, including a fractured hip/pelvis and a s hattered elbow, both of which required surgery, and a concussion.
Keywords: concussion, construction, elbow, fall, fall protection, floor opening, fracture, hip, pelvis, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279605.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 17
Cause: Roofing

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