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Accident: 202312179 - Employee Falls Through Unguarded Roof Opening

Accident: 202312179 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/05/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11968674910/25/19991761Royal Roofing, Inc
Employee #1 was working on a single unit monolithic commercial roof pulling and walking backwards with a 4 ft by 12 ft piece of drywall. He fell through an unguarded roof opening that was created when a fiberglass dome skylight was removed. Employee #1 fell to the concrete floor and was hospitalized with a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: fracture, roof, unguarded fl opening, floor hole, pelvis, roofer, fall, floor opening, concrete, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119686749 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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