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Accident: 201023603 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201023603 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/16/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30075416509/23/20111521Rushton-Hawley, Inc.
At approximately 9:50 a.m. on September 19, 2011, an employee, a journeyman carpenter employed by Rushton-Hawley, Inc., was nailing down starter sheathing at the edge of a 3 to 12 slope roof at a residential construction site in Greenbrae, CA. He was framing a carport for a new residential building. He fell to the ground. The fall height was 9 feet. The injured employee was hospitalized with a concussion on the right side of his head and fractures to his right collar bone, four ribs, and right scapula.
Keywords: fracture, roof, shoulder, carpenter, collarbone, construction, rib, fall, fall protection, concussion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300754165 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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