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Accident: 102227.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Leg

Accident: 102227.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 01/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1287894.01501/09/2018Roberts Plumbing & Heating
At 3:15 p.m. on January 8, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air cond itioning company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a two-sto ry residential structure. He was attempting to access the top of the roof to in stall a heat vent when he fell, a fall height of 9.25 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admit ted and treated for a fractured left leg.
Keywords: access/egress, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, leg, residential construction, roof, ventilation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1287894.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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