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Accident: 200361640 - Employee Suffers Two Fractured Legs Falling From Roof

Accident: 200361640 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/16/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31704072304/22/20131761Leroy Mcfarlin, Jr. Dba Mcfarlin'S Landscaping And
An incident occurred as Employee #1s was working painting a roof, when he, slipped near the peak of the roof and slid to the edge falling to the concrete and asphalt drive below. A coworker attempted to grab Employee #1 but was unsuccessful. Employee #1 was taken to a local area hospital suffering two broken legs from the fall.
Keywords: fracture, roof, health care facility, fall, concrete, asphalt, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 38
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317040723 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from roof

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