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Accident: 132869.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall From Roof

Accident: 132869.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/21/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511706.01501/26/2021Ethical Exteriors, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on January 21, 2021, Employee #1 was working on the roof of a two- story residential building. He was installing an ice and water shield when he s lipped and fell, a fall height of 20 feet, and impacted the frozen ground. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a fractur ed leg.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, fall, fall protection, fracture, frozen, icy, installing, leg, residential construction, roof, roofer, slippery surface, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1511706.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Roofers: Helpers FallDist: 20
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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