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Accident: 99531.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Incurs Head Injuries

Accident: 99531.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267210.01509/22/2017Builder Services Group, Inc.
At 8:45 a.m. on September 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a metal commercial bui lding. He was installing insulation to the metal roof. Employee #1 fell, a fal l height of approximately 25 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for serious he ad injuries. During the subsequent investigation, it was determined that Employ ee #1 had not been tied off, and no anchor point had been provided. In addition , Employee #1 had not been trained on fall protection requirements, and he lacke d experience in insulation installation on metal buildings.
Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, head, installing, metal decking, roof, tie-off, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1267210.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Insulation Workers FallDist: 25
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work

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