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Accident: 14199590 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14199590 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 01/14/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
282767302/15/19851751Smith Construction Co Inc
On January 14, 1985, Employee #1, a carpenter employed with Smith Construction Company, was installing plywood on the roof of a two story single family home undergoing construction. Another employee was handing him the materials through the roof. Employee #1 was placing a sheet of plywood on the roof when the plywood kicked up and knocked him off balance, causing him to fall approximately 17 feet 3 inches to the frozen ground. The employee was transported to the Fallston General Hospital and treated for multiple fractures of the legs and hip.
Keywords: fracture, roof, fall, hip, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2827673 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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