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Accident: 201630498 - Employee Falls Off Roof And Breaks His Back

Accident: 201630498 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 11/24/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30186384112/04/19975033American Builders & Contractors Supply
Employee #1 was loading a roof with materials. He had his harness on with the anchorage point installed but did not connect his lanyard to the anchorage point. While he walked back down to retrieve another bundle he slipped and fell 15 ft, landing on a stack of lumber, and was hospitalized with a broken back.
Keywords: anchor, fracture, roof, ladder, back, lanyard, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301863841 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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