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Accident: 201981099 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201981099 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 02/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12698043202/18/199817513-G Construction Co., Inc.
Employee #1, an employee of 3-G Construction Company Incorporated was working on a 4 inch, 12 pitch roof approximately 8 feet to 11 feet high. He was installing plywood sheeting on top of the trusses. He fell off the roof to the ground causing serious lacerations to his head. He also sustained a serious spinal cord injury, fractured his ribs and was partially paralyzed. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, paralysis, truss, roof, spine, laceration, rib, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126980432 Hospitalized injury Other Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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