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Accident: 102206.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Leg

Accident: 102206.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 12/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1284873.01512/19/2017Schubat Contracting & Renovation, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on December 19, 2017, Employee #1, a superintendent employed by a r esidential framing contractor, was working at a multiemployer construction proje ct, a new residential structure. He was on the roof, which had a pitch of 5 to 12, and was inspecting the bracing he had previously installed to support roof d ecking. Employee #1 slipped on weatherproofing paper and fell, a fall height of 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to th e hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured femur (thighbone).
Keywords: bracing, carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, residential construction, roof, slippery surface, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1284873.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 15
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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