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Accident: 133977.015 - Employee Receives Shock From Power Line, Falls From Roof

Accident: 133977.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 01/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1514179.01501/06/2021Gomez Roofing Co.
At 1:30 p.m. on January 5, 2021, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was installing a metal roof on a residence. A metal roof panel made contact with t he overhead electric power line, and the employee sustained an electric shock. The employee fell from the roof, a fall height of approximately 31 feet. He wa s transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of injuries t hat included electric shock burns and back injuries.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, burn, contact, electric shock, fall, fall protection, overhead power line, residential construction, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   31
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1514179.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repair: Sheet Metal FallDist:
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Cause: Roofing
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