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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116146309 - Construction Worker Fractures Wrist In Fall From Roof

Accident: 116146309 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 12/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11614630912/01/20051761Allied Restoration Corporation
On December 1, 2005, an employee was removing an existing roof on a warehouse, when he fell through a deteriorated roof panel. The employee suffered a broken wrist in the fall and was hospitalized. The company took all safety precautions before the accident occurred. Through interviews, it was revealed that prior to the accident; the proper inspection methods to identify damaged panels were conducted.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, panel, roof, warehouse, construction, fall, fall protection, work surface, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 116146309 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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