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Accident: 125354.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 125354.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 04/11/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1472323.01504/11/2020Rch Roofing Corp.

At 8:30 a.m. on April 11, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was handling roofing insulation sheets on the roof of a four-story commercial buildi ng. He was close to the edge and outside of the warning line when he fell, a fa ll height of 60 feet. A witness reported that a gust of wind blew Employee #1 o ff the roof. Employee #1, who sustained traumatic injuries, including to his he ad, face, and neck, was killed.

Keywords: construction, face, fall, fall protection, head, high wind, material handling, neck, roof, roofer, warning line, windy
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other   4 60 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1472323.015 42 M Fatality Roofers: Helpers FallDist: 60
FallHt:60
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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