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Accident: 660191 - Employee Breaks Both Ankles In Fall From Roof

Accident: 660191 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 12/09/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1810771412/09/19871751Quality Construction, Inc.
Employee #1 was on the roof of a building nailing a piece of plywood into position with a nail gun when he slipped and fell 21 ft to the ground, breaking both ankles. There was no catch platform installed and Employee #1 did not use a safety belt.
Keywords: fracture, roof, work rules, safety belt, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18107714 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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