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Accident: 201112836 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201112836 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 11/22/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12617756712/06/20001799Dynasty Framing
On November 22, 2000, an accident occurred at a single family housing construction project that the Dynasty Framing Company was working on. Employee #1, a carpenter, was "sheeting" the roof of a new home when the sawdust created by his cutting of the plywood sheets accumulated on the plywood. Employee #1 stepped in the sawdust and slipped and fell, sliding off of the roof to the ground below. Employee #1 suffered a broken pelvis and was taken to Henry Mayo Hospital for emergency treatment.
Keywords: fracture, sawdust, roof decking, carpenter, slip, pelvis, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126177567 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:19
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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