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Accident: 170751473 - Employee Lacerates Kidney In Fall From Roof

Accident: 170751473 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/02/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11951367907/02/19921761John A. Giordano, Inc.
Four workers were installing shingles on a 10:12 pitched roof with a ground to eave height of 20 feet. None of these workers was using fall protection. Employee #1 fell, striking the ladder on the way down. He sustained a lacerated kidney. The employer had provided no safety program, work rules, or training for his employees.
Keywords: installing, roof, work rules, ladder, struck against, construction, laceration, fall, fall protection, kidney
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119513679 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Roofers

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