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Accident: 98372.015 - Employee Falls Through Hole In Roof And Incurs Multiple Frac

Accident: 98372.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 03/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1221852.01503/30/2017D K Enterprises, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on March 30, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in roofing work at a multiemployer building construction site. He was walking across the roof when he stepped onto an unsecured, unsupported panel that covered a hole in the roof. Employee #1 fell, first hitting a rubberized m embrane installed on top of an inclined hard deck, and then continuing to roll d own to the ground, a fall height of approximately 30 feet. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for fractures to five ribs, his right wrist, and his right shoulder bl ade.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, rib, roof, shoulder, walking surface, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1221852.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 30
Cause: Roofing

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