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Accident: 201703485 - Roofer Falls When Decking Panel Buckles

Accident: 201703485 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 06/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31592694906/15/20121791Aaa Construction Inc
At approximately 5:45 p.m. on June 12, 2012, a construction laborer, of Aaa Construction, Inc., Shelley, ID, was working on top of the "starter ring" of a new steel structure, a Quonset hut being constructed. He was placing tools and supplies for installing the initial roof decking. The panel he was standing on buckled. The employee lost his balance and fell approximately 31 feet. He was hospitalized for treatment of an unspecified fracture.
Keywords: fracture, rigging, installing, roof, roof decking, construction, unstable surface, fall, fall protection, lost balance
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315926949 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from roof

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