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Accident: 104423.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 104423.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 01/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290512.01501/26/2018Yuny Construction
At 9:30 a.m. on January 26, 2018, an employee was working as a roofer on a singl e family home. The employee was returning from a break when he noticed a discard ed tool on the roof. The employee used a ladder to access the roof and retrieve the tool. At some point, while on the roof, the employee slipped, lost his balan ce and fell approximately twenty feet. The employee was hospitalized for fractur es to the cheek, hip and hand, wrist dislocation and rib contusion.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, contusion, dislocated, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, hand, hand tool, hip, ladder, lost balance, rib, roof, roofer, slip, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1290512.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 20
Cause: Roofing

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