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Accident: 202675914 - Sheet Metal Worker Falls From Roof And Fractures Both Legs

Accident: 202675914 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 01/10/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31724908402/12/20141711Sonray Solar, Inc. Dba Sonray Construction
On January 10, 2014, Employee #1, a sheet metal worker employed by Sonray Solar, Inc., DBA Sonray Construction, was working at a residence. He was on a pitched, second-story roof and installing an anchor plate. Employee #1 slipped down the roof and fell approximately 19 feet to the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated. Both his legs were fractured in the fall. Employee #1 required hospitalization for six days. This event was reported by the employer to Cal/OSHA within 8 hours of the employer learning of the event. Cal/OSHA began its site investigation on February 12, 2014.
Keywords: anchor, fracture, installing, roof, sheet metal, construction, fall, fall protection, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317249084 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sheet metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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