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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201956083 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201956083 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 03/17/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31453978405/27/20101761Bill'S Home Improvements
Employee #1 was using a drill to insert fasteners into place, fastening the roofing material to the deck. Two coworkers were located within Employee #1's line of sight some distance away. Employee #1 stood up after installing the fasteners, and then fell over the roof edge approximately 25 feet to the ground. The nature of Employee #1's injuries was not specified in the original narrative.
Keywords: roof, roofer, fall, electric drill
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 26
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314539784 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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