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Accident: 101172.015 - Employee Cleaning Gutter Falls And Fractures Legs

Accident: 101172.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 11/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280555.01511/30/2017H.E. Parmer Company
At 11:30 a.m. on November 29, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company and working at a multiemployer residential job site, was on the roof and using a leaf blower to clean out the gutter. Employee #1 fell from the roof onto scaffolding and then continued to fall to the ground, a fall height of approximately 25 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to both legs.
Keywords: fall, maintenance, roof, residential construction, leg, fall protection, fracture, leading edge, housekeeping
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1280555.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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