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Accident: 201036431 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 201036431 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 10/08/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12022675811/15/20043728Hi-Shear Corporation
On October 8, 2004, Employee #1 a maintenance worker, was on a roof dismantling HVAC equipment. He fell 10 ft through the false ceiling of a shop floor office. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Torrance Memorial Medical Center for two fractured right ribs, a concussion, and a right ankle injury. A guard rail was not provided on the roof adjacent to the false ceiling, and a fall protection system was not used.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, roof, dismantling, air conditioner, rib, fall, fall protection, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120226758 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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