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Accident: 98689.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof And Suffers Multiple Injuries

Accident: 98689.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260557.01508/29/2017Ultimate Llc
On August 22, 2017, an employee was working on a roof and walked onto a soft spo t which gave way. The employee fell approximately 12 feet and was cut by a piec e of metal roofing as he fell. The employee landed on some weight bench poles a nd was impaled. The employee suffered several broken ribs and a punctured lung. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: fall, fracture, impaled, laceration, lung, puncture, rib, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1260557.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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