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Accident: 113649.015 - Employee Fractures Both Heels In Fall Through Roof Cut-Out C

Accident: 113649.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 02/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378884.01502/13/2019Chillicothe Metal Co., Inc.
At 6:50 p.m. on February 6, 2019, Employee #1 was on the roof of a generator enc losure washing the exterior in preparation to paint the enclosure. Employee #1 s tepped onto a cut-out in the roof that had been covered with plywood to prevent paint from entering the interior. Employee #1 broke through the plywood cover a nd fell approximately 12 feet to the bottom of the enclosure and fractured both heels. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, foot, fracture, roof opening cover
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378884.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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