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Accident: 108069.015 - Employee Decking Roof Falls, Cuts Head, Breaks Ribs

Accident: 108069.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336742.01508/07/2018Portell Iron Work Corp
At 2:00 p.m. on August 1, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel comp any, was working at the construction site for a new one-story commercial buildin g. He was installing decking for the roof when he fell, a fall height of 14 fee t. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for mult iple fractured ribs and a laceration to the head.
Keywords: construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, laceration, rib, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1336742.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 14
FallHt:5
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Final Attachment Deck (Wel
FatCause:

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