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Accident: 120044.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall Through Roof Deck Opening

Accident: 120044.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 08/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1432569.01508/14/2019Heritage Roofing Solutions, Llc
At 1:40 p.m. on August 9, 2019, Employee #1, after returning from lunch, was rep lacing metal sheets for the roof decking of a one-story commercial building. He was wearing a fall protection harness but was not attached to an anchor. He fe ll through the opening in the roof decking. The employee sustained fractures to a leg, elbow, and jaw. He was hospitalized and underwent surgery.
Keywords: anchor, blunt force trauma, construction, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, harness, installing, jaw, leg, maintenance, metal sheet, repair, roof decking, roof opening, unguarded, unprotected
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 34
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1432569.015 15 M Hospitalized injury Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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