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Accident: 200824233 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 200824233 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 07/09/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31272733207/09/20091761Apex Exteriors, Inc.
At approximately 12:00 p.m. on July 9, 2009, Employee #1 was clearing roofing debris from a roof so that slide guards could be installed. The roof pitch was 7 to 12. Employee #1 was transferring from the roof to an extension ladder. He missed the rung of the ladder and fell 10 ft, 6-in. to the ground. He was hospitalized for lacerations that were not specified.
Keywords: roof bracket, extension ladder, roof, ladder, laceration, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312727332 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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