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Accident: 110512.015 - Employee Fractures Rib And Back And Ruptures Spleen In Fall

Accident: 110512.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 10/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356883.01510/30/2018Master Roofers Llc
At 5:00 p.m. on October 25, 2018, an employee was laying a tarp over some roofin g insulation on a roof. As the employee walked backwards to lay the tarp, he ste pped off of the roof and fell eleven feet. The employee was hospitalized with fr actures to his ribs and back and a ruptured spleen.
Keywords: back, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, roof, roofer, rupture, spleen, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1356883.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 11
Cause: Roofing

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