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Accident: 104858.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Ribs

Accident: 104858.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 03/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310069.01504/19/2018Tom Mccullough, Builder
At 12:00 p.m. on March 30, 2018, Employee #1 and his coworker were engaged in ex terior carpentry at a one-story residential construction project. They were mea suring, cutting, and installing blocking in the rooftop truss system. Employee #1 was moving backward along a truss when he fell, a fall height of approximatel y 9.7 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to 10 ribs.
Keywords: blocks, fall, fall protection, fracture, residential construction, rib, roof, truss, walking backward, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1310069.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 9
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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