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Accident: 109437.015 - Employee Fractures Heel, Vertebrae In Fall From Roof

Accident: 109437.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314251.01505/07/2018Manada Roofing Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on May 2, 2018, Employee #1 and his supervisor, employed by a roofi ng company, were among multiple employees engaged in reroofing activity on the r oof of a two-story residential structure. Employee #1, who was not using fall p rotection, was receiving instructions from the supervisor. When Employee #1 mov ed to reposition himself, his tool belt caught on a stack of roofing coverings, and he fell off the roof, a fall height of approximately 13.5 feet. He was tra nsported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured heel bone and co mpression fractures of two lumbar vertebrae.
Keywords: back, belt, caught by, fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, installing, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer, spine, training, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1314251.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
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Cause: Roofing
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