DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-05-24PrincevilleIlMorton Buildings, Inc.Arm(s)Fall on same level
An employee was installing purlins on the roof of a new building. The employee fell on the roof surface and the back of his right arm was caught on a purlin clip as he was falling. He suffered a laceration to the arm and was hospitalized for surgery.
2020-07-18BirminghamAlabamaDepartment of Veterans AffairsMultiple body partsFall on same level due to tripping over an object
An employee was working on an HVAC system replacing a belt on an exhaust fan. The cover to the exhaust fan was on his left on the roof surface. The employee took a picture of his completed work, and stepped to the left when his pants caught on the edge of the exhaust fan cover. He then fell backwards onto a rooftop access hatch. The employee sustained three broken vertebrae and four broken ribs.
2020-02-14LakelandFloridaCLYDE JOHNSON CONTRACTING & ROOFING, INC.Ankle(s)Fall on same level due to tripping over an object
An employee was on a roof when he tripped on a skylight and fell backwards to the roof surface, breaking his ankle.
2020-02-14TauntonMassachusettWilliam F. Lynch Co., Inc.Back, including spine, spinal cordFall on same level due to slipping
An employee slipped on an icy patch on a rubber membrane roof, fell to the roof surface, and suffered two broken back vertebrae.
2018-02-27AthensOhioO'Blenness Memorial HospitalLeg(s)Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
A maintenance employee accessed a cooling tower from a fixed ladder. While descending the fixed ladder, the employee fell approximately 6 feet to the roof surface, fracturing the right leg.
2017-08-16EphrataPennsylvaniaGSM ROOFINGShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Fall on same level due to slipping
An employee was carrying insulation material on a roof when he slipped on dew and fell on the roof surface, injuring his shoulder and possibly his head. He was hospitalized.
2015-10-05GreenvilleWisconsinClearly Building Corporation Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was working from a scissor lift, installing wood boards at the eave of the building. The employee fell 15 feet while attempting to exit the scissor lift onto the roof surface, breaking ribs and suffering a collapsed lung.
2015-05-19CatoNew YorkJag Environmental LLC.NonclassifiableFall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet
An employee fell from a 15 foot roof surface opening while removing material as part of asbestos remediation. The employee was wearing a personal fall arrest system that initially engaged then failed, causing the employee to strike the concrete pad beneath him.