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Accident: 109315.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae In Fall From Roof

Accident: 109315.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 09/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347660.01509/19/2018D. Peck Roofing, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on September 15, 2018, an employee was working as a roofer complet ing the final mudding of roof tiles. As the employee walked across the tiles, on e of them cracked and shifted causing the employee to lose balance and fall from the roof. The employee received multiple lumbar vertebrae fractures and was hos pitalized.
Keywords: back, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost balance, roof, roofer, vertebra, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1347660.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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