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Accident: 109982.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 109982.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347535.01509/20/2018Aj Professional Roofers, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on September 19, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was installing a ridge cap on the roof of a two-story residence. He fell from t he roof, a fall height of 19 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital for treatment of multiple bone fractures, including rib fractures that caused a collapsed lung.
Keywords: collapsed lung, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, repair, residential construction, rib, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1347535.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 19
Cause: Roofing

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