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Accident: 111883.015 - Employee Accessing Roof Falls And Fractures Spine

Accident: 111883.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366618.01511/28/2018Landmark Construction Companies
At 10:00 a.m. on November 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was engaged in roofing repair work at a one-story multifamily residential s tructure. He was attempting to access the roof from an adjacent wall when he lo st balance and fell, a fall height of 6 feet. The employee was transported to t he hospital, admitted, and treated for a fracture to the upper (thoracic) spine.
Keywords: access/egress, back, carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost balance, maintenance, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer, spine, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1366618.015 40 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 6
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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