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Accident: 202613071 - Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202613071 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31350795603/18/20101542Asr Constructors, Inc
At approximately 1:24 p.m. on March 5, 2010, Employee #1 was on top of the roof installing pipe cover for the HVAC System when he fell 13 feet 5 inches through the exhaust opening. Employee #1, suffered multiple injuries that included head trauma. The exhaust opening was covered with a four feet by four feet unsecured plywood cover and the exhaust opening was 24 inches by 24 inches. The accident was reported to the Division at 3:11 p.m. on March 5, 2010, by the employer's assistant site supervisor. Employee #1 was hospitalized for four days at Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA.
Keywords: exhaust system, head, cover, installing, roof, unsecured, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 14
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313507956 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:13
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from roof

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