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Accident: 202488284 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202488284 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 11/22/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31186729501/14/20091761Lynn Industries, Inc. Dba Northern California Roof
On November 22, 2008, Employee #1 was preparing a rooftop for a new roof. He was walking backwards while laying out insulation on the roof. He was unaware that he was close to the edge when he noticed the insulation was sticking together. He gave a strong tug and stumbled back when the insulation separated. He was injured when he tripped and fell off of the roof. He was hospitalized for a concussion.
Keywords: roof, tripped, roofer, fall, fall protection, concussion, thermal insulation, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311867295 Hospitalized injury Concussion Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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