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Accident: 102872.015 - Employee Falls From Icy Roof And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 102872.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 01/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290274.01501/19/2018D-7 Construction, Llc
At 11:15 a.m. on January 17, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was on the roof of a two-story residential structure. He was installing the anchor point for a personal fall protection system when he stepped back onto a patch of ice, lost his footing, and fell, a fall height of 21 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to both wrists, both arms, his left leg, and his left hip.
Keywords: walking backward, residential construction, leg, hip, fracture, fall protection, fall, arm, wrist, anchor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 21
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1290274.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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