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Accident: 201486164 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201486164 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/16/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12575555302/20/20041521Hofmann Construction Co.
On September 16, 2003, Employee #1 was on the roof of a house under construction when he fell approximately 12 ft 4 in. to the ground. He sustained three fractures to his right leg and two damaged discs in his back, for which he was hospitalized for three days. Employee #1 was wearing fall protection, but his lanyard was not tied-off.
Keywords: fracture, roof, work rules, construction, back, lanyard, fall, fall protection, tie-off, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125755553 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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