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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200460210 - Employee Injured In Fall From Edge Of Flat Roof

Accident: 200460210 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 04/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30205653604/17/19981761Lamonica Construction Incorporated
Employee #1 was standing on a flat roof, unloading roofing insulation, when he stepped backward off the unguarded edge and fell 19 ft onto asphalt. He sustained serious injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: guardrail, roof, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, off loading, walking backward, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302056536 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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