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Accident: 202554655 - Employee Fractures Arm In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202554655 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552766303/09/20121761Berber Roofing Inc Dba Rb Roofing And Tear-Off

On March 1, 2012, Employee # was working on the roof of a two-story apartment building removing fascia boards for a roofing project. The employee was left in charge of the job site by the owner of RB Roofing with another employee removing fascia boards along the edge of the asphalt shingled roof. Employee #1 slipped on some flashing material on the roof that was damp from the morning drizzle. The employee fell 18 ft. 6 in. onto the planter area below. Employee #1 was transported to UCI Medical Center by City of Anaheim paramedics, where the employee was treated for a broken arm and was released the next day.

Keywords: board, fracture, building, slip, fall, slippery surface, arm
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 2 18

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315527663 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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