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Accident: 119572.015 - Employee'S Head Is Injured In Fall Through Damaged Roof

Accident: 119572.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 08/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1428425.01509/04/2019Lester Miller Roofing, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on August 29, 2019, Employee #1 was engaged in roofing repairs on t he flat metal roof of a commercial building. He was tearing off old roofing mat erial when he stepped on a damaged section of the roof and fell through, a fall height of 15 feet. The employee required hospitalization to treat serious head and face injuries.
Keywords: brain, construction, decking, dismantling, face, fall, fall protection, floor hole, head, maintenance, rehabilitation, repair, roof, skull, structural collapse, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1428425.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 15
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Flashing Of Decking

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