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Accident: 201166220 - Employee Falls From Roof

Accident: 201166220 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12619584111/10/20041542Ford E C Inc
At 8:00 a.m. on November 5, 2005, Employee #1, a carpenter working for Ford E.C. Inc., in Santa Monica, CA, was removing plastic sheet roof coverings in preparation for roofing activities. According to a coworker, Employee #1 removed a sheet of plywood he thought was to be disposed of. The sheet was used to cover the roof hatch opening. As Employee #1 was removing the sheet, he fell 15 ft through the opening. He suffered a fracture to his left wrist bones.
Keywords: fracture, cover, roof, fall, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 22
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126195841 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall, other

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