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Accident: 119203.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Roof

Accident: 119203.015 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1425325.01503/13/20191761317723754 - Todd R Covert
At 8:00 a.m. on March 11, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, w as engaged in roofing repair work on the roof of a two-story multifamily residen tial building. He had accessed the roof while wearing his harness and lanyard. As he crossed the roof toward the anchor point so he could attach his fall prot ection equipment, he slipped and fell, striking a guardrail The employee fell 2 1 feet. He was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of multip le injuries, including fractures to an elbow, his collarbone, and a finger.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, collarbone, elbow, fall, fall protection, finger, fracture, guardrail, maintenance, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer, slip, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1425325.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported FallDist: 21
Cause: Roofing

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