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Accident: 14537773 - Employee Fractures Foot In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14537773 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11186394009/05/19901761Davis Roofing Corp.
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on August 23, 1990, Employee #1 was installing tile sections on the roof of a single family home under construction. While working with his back toward the edge of the roof, the employee placed his right foot on a section of felt that was overhanging the edge of the roof by approximately 5 in. He lost his balance and fell approximately 17 to 18 ft to the ground. His left foot made contact with the ground first, landing on the edge of a concrete slab. The employee sustained multiple fractures to his left foot.
Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, installing, roof, work rules, fall, fall protection, lost balance, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111863940 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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