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Accident: 201610250 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201610250 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 02/19/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30204247802/24/19981751William Boge
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 19, 1998, Employee #1 was installing three tab shingles to a single story garage roof. The eave to ground height was approximately 10 feet, 6 inches. There were roof brackets installed on the front and back of the structure. While installing the shingles, Employee #1 stood up to see if the course of shingles was straight. He took a couple of steps backwards and fell from the gable end of the roof. Employee #1 landed on his feet injuring his back. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: roof bracket, roof, back, fall, single story, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302042478 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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