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Accident: 201110970 - Employee Falls 25 Feet And Is Injured

Accident: 201110970 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/07/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12602353004/08/19981751Dw Mccasland
At 1:00 p.m. on April 7, 1998, Employee #1 and a coworker were assembling a palletized roof system as part of the construction of a school building. The victim noticed that one or more of the units were misaligned. Using a 2 by 4 as a pry-bar, Employee #1 attempted to realign the units. In doing so, he moved the support from under the unit he was standing on. He fell approximately 25 ft to the concrete floor and received serious injuries. He was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, roof, fall, concrete, pry bar
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 34
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126023530 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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