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Accident: 14515340 - Employee Injured In 35 Ft Fall From Roof Deck

Accident: 14515340 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 05/16/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
222950805/16/19851542Mosser Construction Co
Employee #1 was working from a structural beam on the roof deck of a building, welding a hanger on the beam to support whalers for a concrete pour. He was trying to slide the 10 ft whaler into position when it slipped off its support at the far end, kicked up, and knocked Employee #1 off his feet. He fell about 25 feet to the floor, breaking his back and both heels. He was not tied off when he fell.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, work rules, slip, construction, back, fall, fall protection, struck by, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2229508 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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