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Accident: 109185.015 - Employee Is Injured When Forklift Snags Rope Attached To Har

Accident: 109185.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 09/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346659.01509/12/2018Cotton Commercial Usa, Inc.
At 1:05 p.m. on September 11, 2018, an employee was working on a roof wearing a full-body harness that was attached to a rope which was anchored at ground level . A forklift, entering the dock area below snagged a wheel onto the rope and pul led thirty feet off of the roof. The employee received unspecified injuries and was hospitalized.
Keywords: anchor, dragged, fall, fall protection, forklift, powered industrial vehicle, roof, roofer, rope, wheel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1346659.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 30
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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