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Accident: 95577.015 - Employee Preparing To Install Fall Protection Falls, And Fra

Accident: 95577.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 05/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1232759.01505/16/2017Gilo Construction, Llc.
At 9:00 a.m. on May 16, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as working at a multifamily residential building. He climbed up a ladder and on to the roof while carrying his 50-foot lifeline and an anchorage bracket. His i ntention was to install his fall protection system at the peak of the roof, whic h had a 9 to 12 pitch. Employee #1 had walked approximately 15 feet toward the roof's peak when he slipped on loose shingles and fell, a fall height of approxi mately 22 feet. He first hit a tree and then continued to fall and struck the g round. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital. He was admitted and treated for an upper leg fracture of the femur.
Keywords: anchor, fall, fall protection, installing, leg, lifeline, residential construction, roof, slip, uneven ground
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1232759.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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