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Accident: 170794408 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 170794408 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 05/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30443029105/21/20011799Walker Speciality Construction Inc
Employee #1 was removing rotten wood from edge of a roof. Employee #1 failed to adequately adjust the rope grab before removal of wood at the edge of roof. Employee #1 was using a pry bar on the wood and his hand slipped causing him to fall from the roof to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: roof, roofer, fall, pry bar
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304430291 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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