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Accident: 14269302 - Employee Sustained Fractures In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14269302 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 05/13/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354795405/13/20021761Bradford Contracting
On May 13, 2002, Employee #1 was removing wooden roofing brackets from under the cedar shingles. Employee #1 was standing on a plank when the nails securing the brackets pulled free and Employee #1 fell approximately 20 ft to 22 ft. Employee #1 sustained serious multiple fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: roof bracket, fracture, nail, roof, construction, plank, roofer, fall, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113547954 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:21
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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