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Accident: 101248.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Right Elbow

Accident: 101248.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 06/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240340.01506/16/2017Hector Hernandez
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on June 16, 2017, Employee #1 was removing an antenna from a residential home. Employee #1 and a crew of three roofers and one superv isor were removing a residential roof. The temperatures was in the 70s degree Fa hrenheit with no wind. The pitch of the roof was 5/12 with eve height of 10 feet . Employee #1 was instructed to throw an antenna off the roof. Employee #1 got t he antenna and attempted to throw it over the rake side of the roof. The antenna caught his glove and pulled him from the roof. Employee #1 fell approximately 1 6 ft. He struck a pavement and suffered a fractured right elbow. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospi talized.
Keywords: antenna, elbow, fall, fracture, ppe, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1240340.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 16
Cause: Roofing

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