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Accident: 201523297 - Worker Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201523297 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/13/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31306657304/13/20091542Dixie Construction, Inc.
On April 13, 2009, Employee #1, of Dixie Construction, Inc., removing old polyethylene roofing panels from a metal framed roof. He was walking on the panels where the metal frame was and fell through the panels twenty feet to the floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for fractured C3, C4, and C5 vertebra and lacerations to his head.
Keywords: fracture, head, roof, back, laceration, fall, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313066573 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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