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Accident: 108727.015 - Employee Falls Off Roof And Receives Rib Fracture, Concussio

Accident: 108727.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342927.01508/28/2018Luis Ortiz Roofing
At 7:15 a.m. on August 27, 2018, an employee and coworker were working to instal l flashing around chimneys on a four story roof. The employee had just left the access ladder and walked approximately ten feet to grab a lanyard and connect hi s full body harness, when he slipped on the synthetic felt covering the roof and fell approximately thirty feet. The employee received a right rib fracture, con cussion, laceration to his head and abrasions to his face.
Keywords: abrasion, access/egress, concussion, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, laceration, ladder, lanyard, rib, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1342927.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 40
Cause: Roofing

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