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Accident: 117758.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 117758.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 07/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1413834.01507/09/2019Townsend Roofing And Construction Services, Inc.
At 10:35 a.m. on July 2, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, wa s walking on the roof of a one-story residence. She removed her fall protection to retrieve some screws. The employee stepped on a piece of ISO insulation boa rd, slipping and falling from the roof to the dirt and grass surface. She was t ransported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a fractured ankle, a fr actured leg, and an injury to the base of the spine.
Keywords: ankle, board, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, maintenance, repair, residential construction, roof, slip, spine, tripped, vertebra, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1413834.015 32 F Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
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