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Accident: 170005912 - Employee Falls Through Chute-Hole Opening On Roof

Accident: 170005912 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 04/28/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11122421804/28/19931795Bbhr Construction
On April 27, 1993, three employees were working on the roof of the building, shoveling tar into chute-hole openings. Employee #1 stepped backward, falling through a chute-hole opening measuring 4 feet by 30 inches. He fell 30 feet to the concrete. Fall protection was not being used. The chute-hole openings were not guarded with standard railings. Employee #1's fall was witnessed by the other employees. Employee #1 sustained a crushed right arm.
Keywords: guardrail, roof, work rules, crushed, fall, fall protection, arm, roof opening, unguarded, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111224218 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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