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Accident: 96117.015 - Roofer Falls Through Skylight And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 96117.015 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 06/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237846.01506/06/2017Jolly Roofing And Contracting Company, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on June 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, was working on the roof of a commercial warehouse. He was removing damaged sections of roof. A piece of roofing material that he was pulling broke off, and Employee #1 stumbled backwards and fell through a skylight to the concrete floor, a fall height of 30 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to an arm, ribs, and back, and a head laceration.
Keywords: rib, construction, fall, fracture, roof, fall protection, dismantling, back, warehouse, arm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1237846.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
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