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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202356945 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 202356945 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 08/04/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30918727608/05/20051799Frederick Fire And Flood Inc

Employee #1 was on the roof of the building replacing the plywood underlay on a section of the roof that had been damaged by a fire. As he walked next to the roof entrance hatch way, a 20-inch by 24-inch section of the roof gave way, and he fell 9 feet 4 inches to the concrete floor. He suffered a fracture and was hospitalized.

Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof, roofer, fall, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 3 22

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309187276 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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