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Accident: 107031.015 - Employees Falls From Ladder, Breaks Ribs, Punctures Lung

Accident: 107031.015 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 06/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323122.01506/13/20181761317720911 - River Roofing Inc
At 10:00 a.m. on June 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at the site of a two-story residential structure. As he was using an ex tension ladder to climb down from the roof, he fell to the brick walkway, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fractured ribs and a punctured lung.
Keywords: brick, descending, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, fracture, lung, puncture, residential construction, rib, roof, roofer, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1323122.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 15
Cause: Roofing

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