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Accident: 115540.015 - Employee Injures Spine And Head In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 115540.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394598.01504/19/2019Gutier Llc
At 7:50 a.m. on April 17, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working on the roof of a one-story commercial building. He was measuring a sect ion that needed to be cut out and replaced when he fell through the roof to the inside of the building, a fall height of 16 feet. Emergency services transporte d the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted to the intensive care unit with injuries to his spine and head.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, construction, fall, fall protection, floor opening, head, rehabilitation, repair, roof, roofer, spine, unprotected, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394598.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 16
FallHt:16
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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