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Accident: 790816 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof

Accident: 790816 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 03/01/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12668643503/01/19961521David Louis York
On February 29, 1996, Employee #1, of David L. York Construction, was attempting to install an anchor for fall protection on a roof with an 18 ft ground to eave height and a pitch of 6:12. The roof was covered with snow and Employee #1 was digging out a trail through the snow to the anchor point. He slipped on a patch of ice before he could install the anchor fully and fell to the ground. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: anchor, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, slippery surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126686435 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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