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Accident: 110448.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 110448.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 10/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355879.01510/26/2018Vanderwerff & May Builders, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on October 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in roofing work for a new pole barn. He was walking backward an d rolling out roofing felt when he stepped off the roof's edge. Employee #1 fel l a height of 18 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospi tal, where he was admitted for treatment of injuries to his back, arms, and ribs .
Keywords: arm, back, barn, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, rib, roof, roofer, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1355879.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 18
Cause: Roofing

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