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Accident: 106542.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 106542.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 06/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323186.01506/14/2018Holt Roofing Company Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on June 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was e ngaged in roofing activity at a two-story commercial building. As he secured a wet and slippery 6-inch TPO membrane over the edge of the roof deck, he fell, a fall height of 21 feet. Employee #1 at the time was working outside the warning lines and without benefit of fall protection. Emergency services transported t he employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple inju ries. These included six fractured ribs, a fractured pelvis, a fractured left w rist requiring surgery, bruised lungs, and a head concussion.
Keywords: concussion, construction, contusion, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, lung, material handling, pelvis, rib, roof, roof decking, roofer, slippery surface, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 21
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1323186.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 21
FallHt:21
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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