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Accident: 170177232 - Employee Injured In 16 Ft Fall Through Roof

Accident: 170177232 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/26/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11216746508/02/19901751Ruffco Construction
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11216747308/02/19901521Dale Poe Development Corporation Of California
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on June 26, 1990, Employee #1 was walking back from one section of the second-floor roof line after spreading rafters. He was wearing a safety belt and 6 ft lanyard, but did not have the lanyard attached as he walked along the 2 by 4 plate and rafters. He had just reached the section where he was going to nail in the rafters when he heard wood cracking. Employee #1 fell 16 ft to the concrete floor, sustaining a cut on his head and contusions to his neck, left ankle, and right wrist.
Keywords: head, walking on plank, equipment failure, laceration, tie-off, contusion, roof, construction, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112167465 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters
2 112167473 Occupation Not Listed

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