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Accident: 134148.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 134148.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 01/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1510269.01501/14/2021Keeler Roofing, Llc.
At 6:00 p.m. on January 12, 2021, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, was installing composite shingles on the second story roof of a residential str ucture. At the end of his work shift, as he was cleaning up debris, he disconne cted his fall protection to walk from his work area across the roof to a ladder. As he was crossing the roof, the employee fell and struck the bottom of a newl y constructed, empty swimming pool, a fall height of 24.6 feet. Emergency servi ces transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatmen t of multiple injuries, including fractures to an arm, wrist, and ribs, and flui d that required draining from his head.
Keywords: arm, collarbone, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, pool, rehabilitation, renovation, residential construction, rib, roof panel, walking surface, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1510269.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 25
FallHt:19
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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