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Accident: 741165 - Employee Injured In 18 Ft Fall From Cargo Bed

Accident: 741165 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/16/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11216644205/01/19915211All Roofing And Building Materials Corp.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 16, 1991, Employee #1, a truck driver/roof loader, was preparing to unload roofing materials from the cargo bed of a supply truck and load the material onto the roof of a two-story commercial building. The truck, which was equipped with a special elevator cargo bed, was parked next to the building with the bed elevated to approximately18 ft. Employee #1 fell from the cargo bed to the ground. Fire department paramedics transported him to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was treated for multiple injuries. The required guardrails were not installed on the cargo bed.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, fall, off loading, unguarded, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112166442 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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