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Accident: 200740843 - Two Employees Injured When Roof Collapses

Accident: 200740843 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 05/16/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30446015705/17/20011795The Aulson Company Inc.
Employee #1 and Employee #2 were working on a roof. A Garlock roof scrapper was being operated by another worker. The roof of the building was made up of individual concrete panels 2-ft by 8-ft. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were assisting in the removal of roofing material that the scraper was lifting up. They were both standing on one concrete panel waiting to lift material off of the scraper when the panel snapped. They both fell and landed feet first sustaining fractured and broken pelvis bones. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, roof, collapse, pelvis, roofer, fall, concrete, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304460157 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:13
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof
2 304460157 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:13
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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