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Accident: 98598.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 98598.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 05/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1243758.01506/01/2017Don Brunnett- An Individual And Lori Ann Brunnett- An Individual
At 2:00 p.m. on May 31, 2017, Employee #1 was working at a two-story private res idence. He was on the roof, repairing shingles and power washing the roof. Emp loyee #1 slipped and fell, a fall height of 8 feet 10 inches. Emergency service s were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures of the skull, neck, and ribs, and a concussion. The subsequent investigation determined that Employee #1 was not using fall protecti on when he fell.
Keywords: concussion, fall, fall protection, fracture, neck, repair, residential construction, rib, roof, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1243758.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist: 8
Cause: Roofing

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