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Accident: 170694426 - Employee Paralyzed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 170694426 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/08/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12009351303/18/19938611Anderson Homes
Employee #1 was told to seal a gutter leak on a 2 story house. He used his own extension ladder to climb onto the roof edge. He cleaned and caulked the eaves on the gutter before falling. He cannot remember the fall or how he fell. Employee #1 is paralyzed from the neck down.
Keywords: paralysis, extension ladder, repair, roof, ladder, fall, fall protection, neck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120093513 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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