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Accident: 118581.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Roof

Accident: 118581.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410559.01506/24/2019Franklins Remodeling Llc
At 2:15 p.m. on June 24, 2019, Employee #1 was trimming the overhang of the shin gles on the roof of a residence. He disconnected from his Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS) and his positioning device in order to reach the edge of the roof. The employee lost balance and fell to compacted soil, a fall height of 13 feet . The employee was hospitalized for treatment of multiple fractures to his ribs and a spinal fracture.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, disconnecting means, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost balance, ppe, rehabilitation, residential construction, rib, roof, roofer, spine, struck against, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1410559.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 13
Cause: Roofing

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