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Accident: 170198634 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 170198634 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 05/07/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11192707506/20/19961761Sunnyside Roofing Company
When Employee #1 reported for work, he was advised of the company's safety program by the owner and then warned about dry rot on the eaves of the second-story apartment. Employee #1 got up on the roof and was again reminded to stay away from the eaves because they were weak and unstable. A short time later, Employee #1 walked to the edge of roof and fell 17 ft onto a cement walkway.
Keywords: roof, collapse, work rules, construction, unstable surface, fall, fall protection, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111927075 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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