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Accident: 104715.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Skull, Hip And Wrist

Accident: 104715.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308942.01504/13/2018Kemko, Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on April 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was installing insulation while walking backward on the purlins of a commercial building's roof. He lost balance and fell to the interior concrete surface, a fall height of 14.8 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was t ransported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his sk ull, right hip, and right wrist.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, installing, lost balance, roof, skull, walking backward, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308942.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Assemblers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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