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Accident: 107293.015 - Employee Falls From Roof Hook Ladder And Incurs Multiple Fra

Accident: 107293.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 04/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1322590.01506/07/2018Surge Construction And Restoration, Llc
At 11:15 a.m. on April 18, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in roofing repair work at a two-story multifamily residential buil ding. He was working from a roof hook ladder to repair the 12/12 pitch roof whe n he lost balance and fell to the concrete surface, a fall height of approximate ly 35 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including comp ound fractures to both heels and fractured hip bones.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, hip, ladder, lost balance, repair, residential construction, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1322590.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 35
Cause: Roofing

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