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Accident: 96448.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Hits Head, And Incurs A Concussion

Accident: 96448.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 06/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240964.01506/20/2017Guy Brother'S Roofing, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on June 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was e ngaged in roofing work at a single-story residence. He was on the roof and inst alling shingles when he slipped, fell a height of 8 feet from the roof, and hit his head on a large rock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was t ransported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a head injury and c oncussion. The subsequent investigation determined that fall protection was not in use.
Keywords: concussion, fall, fall protection, head, installing, residential construction, rock, roof, slip, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1240964.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 8
Cause: Roofing

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