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Accident: 104667.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Injures Pelvis

Accident: 104667.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283053.01512/12/2017Horizon Solar
At 9:50 a.m. on October 23, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a solar energy compan y, was working at a two-story residential structure. He was removing a swimming pool water heat from the roof. As he began descend from the roof, Employee #1 and the water heater slid and fell to the cement pad below, a fall height of app roximately 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpo rted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries of the pelvis.
Keywords: demolition, descending, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, heater, pelvis, residential construction, roof
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 1283053.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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