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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 compa ny, 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 s ervices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was ad mitted and treated for fractures to both wrists, both arms, his left leg, and hi s left hip.
Keywords: anchor, arm, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, leg, residential construction, walking backward, wrist
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 Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 21
Cause: Roofing

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