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Accident: 111341.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Fractured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 111341.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 11/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360205.01511/15/2018Sanchez Roofing & Remodeling Llc
At 4:30 p.m. on November 14, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, w as installing shingles on the roof of a two-story residential structure. For fa ll protection, he was wearing a body belt secured at the front waist D-ring to a lanyard, with the lanyard secured by a hand-tied knot to an anchor point hook o n the roof. The knot became untied, and the employee fell. He was transported to the hospital, where he required surgery and several days of hospitalization f or a compound fracture to his right arm.
Keywords: anchor, arm, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, lanyard, residential construction, roof, roofer, tie-off, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 22
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1360205.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Roofers: Helpers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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