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Accident: 109351.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Fractures Back Vertebrae

Accident: 109351.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347962.01509/19/2018Guardian Metal Systems, Llc
At 12:15 p.m. on September 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a metal systems co nstruction company, was working on the roof of a one-story structure. He was ap plying underlayment to metal roof panels and was not using fall protection. Emp loyee #1 fell from the roof, a fall height of 12 feet. He was transported to th e hospital, where he required surgery for multiple fractures to his lower back v ertebrae.
Keywords: back, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, material handling, roof, roofer, spine, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1347962.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Roofers: Helpers FallDist: 12
FallHt:12
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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