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Accident: 170588016 - Employee'S Leg Fractured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 170588016 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 10/03/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12012225410/04/19951761Ac And Son Roofing

At approximately 9:10 a.m. on October 3, 1995, Employee #1 was removing old roof shingles at the edge of an apartment complex roof. Suddenly the eave of the roof collapsed and Employee #1 fell 18 ft to the ground. He was hospitalized for a fractured left leg. No warning lines had been enplaced to warn workers that they were approaching the edge of the roof.

Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof, warning line, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120122254 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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