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Accident: 98617.015 - Worker Falls From Roof, Incurs Fractured Skull, Other Injuri

Accident: 98617.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251445.01508/02/2017Sherriff-Goslin Co
At 1:30 p.m. on July 26, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at a one-story residential building. He climbed a ladder to return to his roofing work after his lunch break. Before Employee #1 could reattach his fall protection, he fell from the roof and struck the concrete surface. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured skull, a concussion, and contusions.
Keywords: roofer, tie-off, concussion, fall, fracture, residential construction, ladder, fall protection, contusion, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1251445.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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