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Accident: 102998.015 - Employee Dismantling Roof Falls And Breaks Arm And Hip

Accident: 102998.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294057.01501/31/2018Strong Structural Steel, Ltd.
At 10:30 a.m. on January 17, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel construction company, was working at a one-story commercial building, a concession stand. H e was on the building's roof and dismantling the metal frame that was not in com pliance with the city's building code. As Employee #1 attempted to descend, he fell, first striking a plumbing fixture protruding from the wall and then hittin g the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fractures to his arm and hip.
Keywords: arm, construction, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, lanyard, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 17
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1294057.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist: 17
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Welding/Burning/Grindi

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