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Accident: 108490.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Back

Accident: 108490.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 08/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1340662.01508/22/2018Mb Roofing, Inc.
At 3:45 p.m. on August 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a swimming pool building. He was on the roof and attempting to move his fall protection cable from one anchor to another when he fell, a fall height of 16 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a compression fracture in his back and strained ankles.
Keywords: pool, vertebra, anchor, back, fall, fracture, roof, fall protection, construction, ankle, sprain
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1340662.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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