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Accident: 202657854 - Employee Falls From Roof, Fractures Ribs

Accident: 202657854 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31666982905/13/20131721Ray Mack Painting Inc.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on April 11, 2013, Employee #1, with Ray Mack Painting Inc., was working alone at the jobsite. There was a wood shed that was constructed approximately four months prior to this date to provide cover for painted doors to dry overnight. The painting job was completed, and Employee #1's supervisor had informed Employee #1 not to climb onto the roof of the shed, and that another contractor would be hired to tear it down. Employee #1 climbed onto to the roof of the shed to move some boards to a place where they can be easily reached. Before Employee #1 was able to move any of the boards, he slipped and fell approximately ten feet to the dirt and asphalt ground below. It is unknown was caused Employee #1 to slip and fall from the shed. As a result, Employee #1 sustained lacerations to his head and fractures to his ribs. There were no witnesses to the accident, and Employee #1's supervisor was not on site. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was hospitalized for approximately three days for the treatment of his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, slip, paint, laceration, rib, fall, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316669829 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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