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Accident: 201615564 - Firefighter Fractures Back After Falling Off Roof

Accident: 201615564 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 12/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31664707212/13/20139224Banks Fire District #13
On December 4, 2014, an employee was working as a firefighter. He was climbing a ladder onto a residential, second-story roof to check for fire in a chimney flue. As he was standing on the roof, he suddenly fell off backward. He sustained a fracture in his back and unspecified leg injuries.
Keywords: firefighter, fracture, roof, back, walking surface, fall, lost balance, chimney, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316647072 Hospitalized injury Fracture Firefighting occupations

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