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Accident: 121483.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 121483.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 06/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410979.01506/26/2019Guerrero Roofing Corp
At 11:20 a.m. on June 2, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, wa s working on a single-story commercial structure's flat roof. He was sweeping d ebris created by roof repair activities. The roof gave way under his feet, and the employee fell through the roof and down to a retail shop, a fall height of 1 0 feet. The shop was locked, preventing entry or exit. A ladder was lowered in to the opening where the employee had fallen, and the employee climbed the ladde r to exit the shop. He was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatme nt of multiple injuries, including rib and spinal fractures, a head contusion, a nd pain.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, cleaning, climbing on ladder, construction, contusion, debris, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, housekeeping, rehabilitation, repair, rib, roof, spine, structural collapse, vertebra, work
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1410979.015 74 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 10
Cause: Roofing

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