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Accident: 103055.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through A Wrapped Window Opening

Accident: 103055.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 02/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294579.01502/08/20181761317719575 - Stone Roofing & Construction Inc
At 4:45 p.m. on February 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was working at a multiemployer building construction project. He was standin g tied off on the building's first-story roof, which had a pitch of 1 to 12. Em ployee #1 leaned against a second-story wall that was wrapped in Tyvek. An open window in the wall was covered in Tyvek, and the opening was not apparent. Emp loyee #1 fell through the Tyvek-covered, unguarded window. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for two fractured vertebrae in his neck, a fractured eye socket, and a head injury.
Keywords: construction, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, roof, unguarded, vertebra, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1294579.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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