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Accident: 201611555 - Employee Fractures Hip After Falling From Roof

Accident: 201611555 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 11/19/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268418811/30/19991761Walker Roofing Inc
On November 19, 1999, Employee #1 was installing roofing on a residential home when he slipped on the wet plywood decking. During the fall, the employee hit his head on the decking, knocking him unconscious. Employee #1 then slid off the roof, falling 11 feet to the gravel driveway. The employee was hospitalized with a fractured hip.
Keywords: fracture, roof decking, slip, roofer, fall, fall protection, slippery surface, hip, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302684188 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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