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Accident: 202250668 - Employee Injured By Fall From Roof

Accident: 202250668 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 07/13/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30364864607/13/20001542Gbs Construction Inc.
Employee #1 placed a four-foot by six-foot piece of plywood between trusses on a roof. When he stepped on the plywood, it gave way and Employee #1 fell to the ground. Employee #1 received a fracture to his right femur and facial abrasions and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, truss, roof decking, abrasion, roofer, fall, face, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303648646 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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