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Accident: 201611266 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201611266 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 06/26/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268028507/02/19993498Big Foot Manufacturing Inc
At 10:30 a.m. on June 26, 1999, Employee #1 was removing sheet metal roofing when he fell fourteen feet. Employee #1 and a coworker were in the process of removing the sheet metal roofing from an overhang outside the firm's primary business location. Employee #1 had just removed the screws that held the sheet metal down and was walking to another location when the sheet metal gave way, causing Employee #1 to fall on top of the metal jig the was directly under his work location. First aid was given by the other employees until medical response arrived. Employee #1 was transported to the Rogue Valley Medical Center where he was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit with severe head and back injuries.
Keywords: head, sheet metal, roof decking, back, fall, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302680285 Hospitalized injury Other Structural metal workers

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