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Accident: 133158.015 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall From Roof

Accident: 133158.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/04/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1508626.01501/06/2021Abc Supply
At 12:00 p.m. on January 4, 2021, Employee #1 was working on the roof of a new r esidential structure. In an attempt to untangle his fall protection, he disconn ected from it. The employee fell from roof, a fall height of 21 feet, and struc k the frozen ground. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a compound fracture to the right leg.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, entangled, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, ppe, residential construction, roof
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 1508626.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy FallDist: 21
Cause: Roofing

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