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Accident: 106331.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Breaks Both Ankles

Accident: 106331.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321478.01506/08/2018Hl Thompson Enterprises, Llc.
At 10:30 a.m. on May 31, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in roofing activity at a two-story residential structure. As he installed roofing shingles, he slipped and fell, a fall height of 19 feet, and struck a concrete slab at surface. Employee #1 was using fall protection, but the anchor broke and the system failed to protect him. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for fractures to both ankles.
Keywords: roofer, concrete slab, equipment failure, fracture, residential construction, roof, installing, fall protection, fall, ankle, slip, anchor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1321478.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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