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Accident: 116207.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Roof Openi

Accident: 116207.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400335.01505/13/2019Kbr Builders Inc.
At 7:15 a.m. on April 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a residential construct ion company, was working on the roof of a five-story multifamily residential str ucture. He was cleaning a surface area when he fell through the open and unguar ded framing for a ducting chute, fell five stories, and struck the first floor c oncrete surface. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of multiple injuries including multiple rib fractures.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, cleaning, concrete, duct, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, framing, residential construction, rib, roof, struck against, unguarded fl opening, unprotected, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1400335.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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