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Accident: 14251144 - Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures After Fall From Roof

Accident: 14251144 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 02/15/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848240602/16/19891761Pickard Roofing Co., Inc.

Employee #1 was removing scrap roofing material from a 30 ft high roof with a wheelbarrow when the trash chute at the edge of the roof collapsed. Employee #1 fell with the chute assembly into the bed of a parked truck. Employee #1 suffered injuries that included fractures of the head, jaw, arm, and legs, as well as internal injuries.

Keywords: fracture, head, roof, collapse, struck against, construction, truck, fall, fall protection, arm

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18482406 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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