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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, was installing shingles on the roof of a two-story residential structure. For fall 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 on 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 for a compound fracture to his right arm.
Keywords: roofer, anchor, fall, fall protection, installing, residential construction, roof, lanyard, fracture, equipment failure, arm, unsecured, tie-off
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
1 1360205.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Roofers: Helpers

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