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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116078.015 - Employee Injures Ribs In Fall From Slippery Metal Roof

Accident: 116078.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395111.01504/22/2019K & B Qualified Services Llc
At 8:45 a.m. on April 22, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a painting contractor, was power washing the exterior siding of a residence in preparation for painting . He was working from the front porch roof, which he had accessed via an extens ion ladder. The roof was metal and covered with mold/algae. The employee, who did not use fall protection, fell from the porch roof to a rock walkway at surfa ce, a fall height of 12 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, wher e he was admitted for treatment of rib injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, mold, painter, residential construction, rib, rock, roof, slippery surface, struck against, unprotected, washing machine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1395111.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist: 12
Cause: Exterior painting

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