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Accident: 97823.015 - Worker Falls Through Old Roof And Fractures Two Ribs

Accident: 97823.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 07/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244919.01507/05/2017Quality Roofing, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on July 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was wo rking on the rusty, old roof of a commercial building. He was removing and repl acing decking when he fell through the roof. Emergency services were called, an d Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for two fractured ribs.
Keywords: building, construction, decking, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, rib, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1244919.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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