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Accident: 120470.015 - Employee Injures Spine In Fall From Roof

Accident: 120470.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405721.01506/05/2019Brian Hobbs Roofing, Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on April 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in roofing work at the site of a new one-story residential structure. W hile walking on the roof, he stepped on a defective tile. The tile broke, and t he employee fell from the roof, a fall height of 10 to 11 feet. He was transpor ted to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a spinal injury.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, lost balance, lost control, residential construction, roof, roofer, spine, struck against, walking surface, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1405721.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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