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Accident: 201177201 - Roofer Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201177201 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/11/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582977003/16/20051761Pacific West Roofing
On March 11, 2005, Employee #1, a roofer with Pacific West Roofing, was installing shingles on a single-story roof. He stood up and tripped over the air hose for his nail gun. Employee #1 then lost his balance, slid off the roof, and fell approximately 15 ft. He sustained face and hand lacerations, and a fractured right wrist.
Keywords: fracture, roof, laceration, tripped, air hose, fall, fall protection, face, lost balance, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125829770 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:15
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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