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Title: Average cost of Roofer falls from Ladders or Scaffolds
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- Among roofers for the three most recent years available ("policy years 2005-2007) in NCCI states, there were reports of 837 "fall or slip injuries" from ladders or scaffolds
- The average cost of a lost time claim for roofers involved in a fall from a ladder or scaffold in the three years was nearly $68,000
- In each case, approximately $25,000 was allocated for indemnity (wage replacement) benefits, while $43,000 was for medical care.