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Accident: 120061.015 - Employee Sustains Head Trauma In Fall From Roof

Accident: 120061.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1396525.01504/25/2019Next Level Construction Services, Inc.
At 7:57 a.m. on April 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a framing contractor, w as engaged in demolition work at a one-story commercial building. As he was wor king on a roof structure and removing the wood panels, he stepped into the open area where a panel had been removed. The employee, who was not using fall prote ction, fell a height of 28 feet, and his head struck the concrete floor. The em ployee was transported to the hospital for treatment of major head trauma. He r emained hospitalized until May 13, 2019.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete, construction, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, floor hole, head, roof, struck against, unguarded fl opening, wood panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1396525.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 28
FallHt:28
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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