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Accident: 201520798 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201520798 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/19/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12330417204/24/20001761Murphy Roofing Company
Employee #1 was in the process of stapling felt paper and was moving backward when he walked of the edge of the building. Employee #1 fell 26 ft to ground level. Employee #1 suffered fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, roof, roofer, fall, fall protection, unguarded, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 26
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123304172 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:28
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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