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Accident: 127040.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 127040.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 06/15/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1479252.01506/16/2020All-Tex Roofing Llc

At 9:50 a.m. on June 15, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was w orking at a multi-employer construction project, a two-story multifamily residen tial structure that required repairs. He was using a 28-foot aluminum Louisvill e extension ladder, Type II, to access the roof so he could develop an estimate of roofing repair costs. The employee fell from the ladder, a fall height of 13 feet. A coworker saw him on the ground and found him unresponsive. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Medical Examiner determined the cause of death was blunt force trauma to t he neck.

Keywords: ascending, blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, crushed, extension ladder, fall, fracture, neck, residential construction, roof, roofer, unresponsive
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 13 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1479252.015 64 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 13
Cause: Roofing

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