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Accident: 112120.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 112120.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 10/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353749.01510/16/2018Jr Home Improvements
At 10:00 a.m. on October 14, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in roofing activity at a residential construction project. He w as on the roof without fall protection and carrying bundles of shingles when he fell, a fall height of 18 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital fo r treatment of multiple fractures, a punctured lung, and a concussion.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, collapsed lung, concussion, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, material handling, puncture, residential construction, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1353749.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
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