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Accident: 104401.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Hospitalized With Multiple F

Accident: 104401.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1306181.01504/03/2018Scott Blackman Roofing, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on March 27, 2018, an employee was using a tear off shovel to remove old shingles from roof when he hit a nerve on his knee with the shovel. He felt lightheaded and fell off the roof. The employee landing on the ground and fractured his spine and several ribs. The employee was hospitalized and paralyzed from his chest down.
Keywords: paralysis, roof, fracture, rib, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1306181.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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