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Accident: 201041985 - Employee Is Injured After Falling Through Roof

Accident: 201041985 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 09/01/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30820810709/02/20041771B.P. Barros, Inc.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 1, 2004, an employee was preparing to caulk the concrete joints of a wall. The employee fell through the roof when he either jumped from the aerial lift boom basket or was walking along the roof surface that had not been completely nailed down and was still under construction. The employee fell approximately 22 ft. He was hospitalized and treated for fractures.
Keywords: boom truck, roof, ladder, construction, fall, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308208107 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:22
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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