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Accident: 117375.015 - Employee Sustains Fractures In Fall From Roof

Accident: 117375.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/30/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405514.01506/04/2019Dalmar Roofing Industries, Inc.
At 11:10 a.m. on May 30, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, wa s working at the site of a one-story residential structure that was being re-roo fed. The employee was walking across the roof to give verbal instructions to ot her employees on the ground. The employee stepped on a rotted section of roof d eck and fell. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for tre atment of fractures to the lower leg and coccyx (tailbone).
Keywords: broken bone, buttocks, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, rehabilitation, repair, residential construction, roof, roof decking, unsecured panel, unstable surface, vertebra, walking surface, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other   1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1405514.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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