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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170064893 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Roof Decking

Accident: 170064893 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11561342401/06/19941761Universal Roofers Inc.
Employee #1 was involved in removing old built-up roofing material. While he stood on one panel and pulled out a second one, the first panel cracked and Employee #1 fell 17 feet to a concrete floor. One week prior to this event, other panels had broken and employees had come close to falling through.
Keywords: roof decking, work rules, construction, unstable surface, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115613424 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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