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Accident: 201404753 - Employee Has Bruises When Load Falls From Roof

Accident: 201404753 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/11/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12703018701/19/20011761Duane Smelser Roofing Co
Employee #1 sustained bruises when a boom fell to the ground while removing a load of debris from a roof. He was using a truck crane to lift material to the roof and remove debris. Apparently, the mounting bolts for cab of crane were not secure. The cab and boom separated from chassis and fell to the ground dropping the load of debris onto the roof.
Keywords: roof, boom, truck crane, contusion, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127030187 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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