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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170787840 - Employee Injured In Fall From Patio Decking

Accident: 170787840 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12585125306/11/19981521Goeman General Building
Employee #1 was installing the decking on a patio cover when he stepped back, lost his balance, and fell approximately 8 1/2 ft onto concrete. He sustained two fractured ribs, a fractured collarbone, and a concussion.
Keywords: fracture, installing, work rules, collarbone, construction, fall, fall protection, concussion, walking backward, lost balance
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125851253 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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