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Accident: 110135.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Fractures Pelvis And Arm

Accident: 110135.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353817.01510/08/2018Ges Sheet Metal, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on September 28, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a sheet metal manuf acturer, was engaged in roofing activity on the roof of a two-story commercial b uilding. He was taping plastic down in preparation for a predicted storm. The employee stepped backward and fell, a fall height of approximately 25 feet. Eme rgency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for fractures to the pelvis and arm.
Keywords: arm, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, metal decking, pelvis, roof, walking backward, weather
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1353817.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Sheet metal worker apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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