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Accident: 202517181 - Employee Fractures Arm In Fall From Unsecured Roof Panel

Accident: 202517181 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/03/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31055105604/30/20081541Cool Solutions Manufacturing Inc.
On April 3, 2008, an employee was installing roof panels on a new freezer. The employee stepped on a panel that was not secured to the I-beams and fell approximately 16 feet. The employee was hospitalized and treated for fractured arm.
Keywords: fracture, building, unsecured, construction, fall, arm, roof panel, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310551056 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:16
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from roof

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