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Accident: 110263.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 110263.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 10/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354904.01510/22/2018Vital Steel Erectors, Inc.
At 12:15 p.m. on October 19, 2018, an employee was working to install insulation atop a purlin of a structure. The employee was going on a lunch break and had unhooked his anchor and stepped through a portion of the roof, falling thirty-six feet and striking a scissor lift before coming to rest on the ground. The employee was hospitalized for internal bleeding, loss of a kidney and multiple fractures to both legs.
Keywords: anchor, roof, leg, fall, fracture, installing, kidney, fall protection, scissor lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1354904.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Structural metal workers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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