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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 822916 - Employee Injures Spine In Fall From Roof

Accident: 822916 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/14/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10840992111/14/19881761Mecca Contractors

Employee #1 was on a roof peak preparing to place roofing paper on the back side of a house. His foot slipped and he slid down and fell approximately 27 ft. He sustained a compression fracture of his T-12 vertebra.

Keywords: fracture, roof, spine, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108409921 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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