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Accident: 307391573 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold Plank

Accident: 307391573 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 02/11/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30739157302/14/20051761Safeway Roofing And Siding
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on February 11, 2005, Employee #1, a foreman, was working on the back section of a sloped roof using a 2-inch by 6-inch by 12-foot-long plank to install roof jacks on the roof. He walked out and stood on the mid section of the plank when the plank snapped. He fell approximately 12 feet 7 inches and fractured his left hand and wrist. He was hospitalized with his injuries.
Keywords: roof bracket, fracture, installing, roof, plank, roofer, fall, hand, scaffold, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307391573 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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