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Accident: 106011.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 106011.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319116.01505/30/2018Timber Works Construction, Inc
At 12:45 p.m. on May 16, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in a roof installation at a multiemployer construction project, a ne w two-story house. He was walking on the first story roof when a piece of roof sheeting he had just installed broke. Employee #1 fell to the concrete surface, a fall height of approximately 10.75 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for m ultiple injuries, including fractures to three ribs, two spinal discs, and his c hest, plus a foot injury and a dislocated femur (thighbone).
Keywords: chest, concrete, dislocated, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, installing, leg, material handling, residential construction, rib, roof, roofer, thigh, vertebra, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1319116.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 10
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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