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Accident: 95015.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 95015.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 03/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1221799.01504/03/2017Andres Ortega
At 10:15 a.m. on March 21, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction contrac tor, was working at a building scheduled for demolition. He was on the roof and removing metal sheeting. As he walked across the roof to lower a tin sheet to the ground, he stepped on a sheet of fiberglass. The fiberglass broke, and Empl oyee #1 fell from the roof to the concrete floor, a fall height of 25 to 30 feet . Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospit al. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including a fractured sk ull, a punctured lung, and liver damage.
Keywords: construction, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, liver, lung, roof, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Demolition   1 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1221799.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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