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Accident: 106750.015 - Employee Jumping Off Ladder Amputates Finger

Accident: 106750.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319130.01505/30/2018First Quality Roofing And Tile
At 6:00 p.m. on May 29, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was en gaged in roofing activity at a residence. After cleaning roofing materials from the roof, he began to descend a Warner 24-foot metal extension ladder. He jump ed off the last few steps, approximately 3 to 4 feet in height, and his work glo ve and the ring on his left ring finger became caught on an object. Employee #1 's finger was degloved and partially amputated. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the finger injury. This included surge ry during which a portion of his finger was amputated.
Keywords: caught in, cleaning, de-gloving, descending, extension ladder, finger, glove, housekeeping, jump start, ladder, partial amputation, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1319130.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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