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Accident: 101759.015 - Employee Slips And Falls From A Roof Structure And Fractures

Accident: 101759.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1277213.01511/15/2017Quality Fab Welding
At 7:20 a.m. on October 27, 2017, an employee was sealing small holes on a roof structure that was wet from the morning dew and was not wearing any fall protect ion. The employee's supervisor told him to get down and, as the employee descen ded, he slipped and fell onto his stomach before falling approximately 13 feet f rom the roof. The employee suffered a fracture of the lumbar vertebra and was h ospitalized.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, ppe, roof, slip, slippery surface, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1277213.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 13
FallHt:13
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause:

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