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Accident: 14310791 - Employee Injured When He Fell 14 Feet From A Roof

Accident: 14310791 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 01/06/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10994412401/06/19922033Cantisano Foods Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1, WORKING AT THE SECOND FLOOR LEVEL REPAIRING A HEAT EXCHANGER, WALKED ONTO A ONE STORY HIGH ROOF. HE CARRIED SOME DEBRIS TO THE EDGE OF THE ROOF TO THROW INTO A DUMPSTER LOCATED ALONGSIDE. THERE WAS ICE ON THE ROOF NEAR THE EDGE. APPARENTLY THE EMPLOYEE SLIPPED AND FELL 14 FEET INTO THE DUMPSTER. THERE WAS NO GUARDRAIL AT THE EDGE OF ROOF. ACCORDING TO OTHER EMPLOYEES THIS PROCEDURE WAS ROUTINE.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, slip, dumpster, fall, slippery surface, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109944124 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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