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Accident: 97978.015 - Worker Falls When Exiting Roof And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 97978.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 08/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253298.01508/09/2017Locke'S Roofing & Siding, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on August 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at a residential construction project. He was climbing down from the ro of to take an afternoon break when he fell, a fall height of approximately 21 fe et. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hosp ital, admitted, and treated for fractures of the wrist and hip and a punctured l ung.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, ladder, lung, residential construction, roof, roofer, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1253298.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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