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Accident: 170164172 - Employee'S Head Injured In 15 Ft Fall From Roof

Accident: 170164172 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/05/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11197295607/06/19901751Cal Pacific Paragon, Inc.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 6, 1990, Employee #1 was installing a fascia board at the edge of a roof. He had stepped out on a 2 by 4 outrigger, which was to be the nailer for the fascia, when it broke. Employee #1 fell approximately 15 ft to the ground, striking his head on a piece of concrete. He suffered serious head injuries and was unconscious at the accident site. He was transported by helicopter to the nearest trauma center, in Long Beach, CA.
Keywords: head, unconsciousness, roof, outrigger, work rules, struck against, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111972956 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters

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