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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317189637 - Accurate Roofing Solutions

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 317189637Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 05/20/2014

Accurate Roofing Solutions
29 Santa Catalina Dr
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 217 Palos Verdes Blvd #4, Redondo Beach, CA 90271

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/10/2014
Close Case:10/10/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101039923    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202532925Event: 04/14/2014Roofer Falls From Roof And Fractures Leg
At 12:15 p.m. on April 14, 2014, Employee #1, a full-time roofer employed by Accurate Roofing Solutions, was installing a new layer of shingles onto the pitched roof of a one-story single family residence. At the time he was working alone. Employee #1, intending to descend the roof and go on his lunch break, moved toward the ladder positioned on the edge of the roof. Employee #1's anchor point gave way and detached from the roof's center beam. Employee #1 slipped and fell onto the roof's pitched surface, rolled off the roof's edge, and fell to the concrete surface below, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fracture of the right leg. This event was reported to Cal/OSHA at 10:25 a.m. on April 15, 2014, and Cal/OSHA subsequently investigated.
Keywords: fracture, installing, roof, construction, equipment failure, restraining device, roofer, fall, fall protection, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317189637 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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