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Accident: 14540215 - Fall From Roof

Accident: 14540215 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 05/24/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
92759006/08/19848331Just A Start Corp
ON MAY 24, 1984 AT APPROXIMATLY 4:15 PM EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ENGAGED IN THE SIDING OF A ROOF DORMER, WORKING FROM A SINGLE 2X10 PLANK SUPPORTED BY 2 ROOFING BRACKETS. HE NOTICED THAT ONE OF THE ROOF BRACKETS WAS LIFTING FROM UNDER THE SHINGLES. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO WALK OVER TO NAIL IT DOWN THE BRACKET SLIPPED, SLID DOWN THE SLANTED ROOF, ALONG WITH THE PLANK AND THE EMPLOYEE. THE EMPLOYEE FELL TO THE GROUND, STRIKING HIS HEAD. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: roof bracket, head, roof, roof dormer, plank, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 927590 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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