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Accident: 127370.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 127370.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 06/24/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1481275.01506/26/2020Mark French

At 10:44 a.m. on June 24, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in roofing work at the site of a one-story residential structure. He wa s using a personal fall protection system. After removing his fall protection h arness and descending from the roof to take a lunch break, he returned to the ro of to continue working. Before he could put his harness back on, he tripped ove r a toeboard and fell, a fall height of 10 feet. Employee #1 sustained a fractu red skull and was killed.

Keywords: descending, fall, fall protection, fracture, guard, head, ppe, residential construction, roof, roofer, skull, tripped
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other   1 10 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1481275.015 51 M Fatality FallDist: 10
Cause: Roofing

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