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Accident: 170237952 - Two Employees Injured As One Falls Through Roof Decking

Accident: 170237952 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 10/12/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11137221510/17/19901521Alexander & Ventura Const

Employee #1 was on the roof attempting to lower a wood beam through a roof opening to Employee #2 who was on the floor. The roof decking that Employee #1 was standing on broke loose, causing him and the decking to fall to the floor. He suffered a cut to his right index finger that required stitches. The falling debris struck Employee #2 on the chin, causing a cut that required stitches. The roof decking had been partially sawed through for subsequent removal.

Keywords: roof decking, unsecured, finger, construction, laceration, fall, fall protection, struck by, face, falling object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111372215 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters
2 111372215 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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