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Accident: 101196.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Spine And Ribs

Accident: 101196.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 11/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280682.01511/30/20174 Seasons Roofing & Sheet Metal
At 11:30 a.m. on November 29, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at a multiemployer job site. He was on a shop roof and assisting in the roof's removal when he fell through a section where the roofing materials h ad been removed, a fall height of approximately 23 feet. Emergency services wer e called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured spine and multiple ribs.
Keywords: back, construction, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, roof, spine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 23
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1280682.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repair: Sheet Metal FallDist: 23
Cause: Roofing

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