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Accident: 111429.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Sustains Multiple Injuries

Accident: 111429.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 11/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363283.01512/04/2018Fidus Roofing And Construction, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on November 29, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, w as engaged in roofing activity at a two-story multifamily residential structure. He was attempting to install a fall protection anchor on top of the structure' s roof, which had a pitch of 7:12. The employee's feet became entangled in an a ir hose, and he lost his balance and fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and tre ated for multiple fractured ribs, a fractured pelvis, and a collapsed lung.
Keywords: air hose, anchor, collapsed lung, entangled, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, lost balance, pelvis, residential construction, rib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1363283.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 10
Cause: Roofing

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