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Accident: 170701288 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Roof Panel

Accident: 170701288 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12591061212/09/19979999Roy Ebner
Employee #1, a temporary laborer, and a coworker were placing a corrugated metal roof panel over an existing panel that was rusted and corroded. Employee #1 was attempting to step over the old panel but was unsuccessful and it gave way. He and the panel fell approximately 15 ft onto the concrete floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized with fractures to his vertebra and foot.
Keywords: fracture, roof, corrosion, fall, vertebra, roof panel, work surface, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125910612 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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