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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 945113 Event: 05/17/1989Employee Fell Through Weakened Roof
On May 17, Employee #1 was removing torn off roofing material when the metal and concrete decking on which he was standing gave way. Employee #1 fell approximately 18 feet through the weather-weakened area to the concrete aisle. Employee #1 had cuts, bruises and a compression fracture of the vertebrae due to landing on his feet with impact.
Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof decking, construction, laceration, fall, vertebra, concrete, contusion, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18471524 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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