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Accident: 98683.015 - Worker Falls From Roof And Fractures Leg And Foot

Accident: 98683.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 08/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260531.01508/31/2017D & S Painting, Inc.
At 8:28 a.m. on August 29, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a painting company, was working at a two-story multifamily residential building. As he retrieved material from the roof, he slipped on the roof's surface and fell to the concrete surface below, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures of the foot and leg.
Keywords: painter, fall, foot, material handling, residential construction, roof, leg, fracture, fall protection, slip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1260531.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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