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Accident: 202312617 - Employee Falls From A Roof

Accident: 202312617 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/14/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11968599810/02/20001521Df Rios Construction
At approximately 4:30 p.m., Employee #1 was working on installing freeze blocks between roof trusses. He had to position himself on the leading edge of the roof. This placed him at a height of 19.67 ft above grade. As he turned to get another 2-in. by 4-in. wooden freeze block, he lost his balance and fell. He was hospitalized with a fracture.
Keywords: roof bracket, fracture, roof, roofer, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119685998 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:19
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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