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Accident: 128792.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 128792.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 08/20/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1489021.01508/20/2020Agustin Morales

At 9:30 a.m. on August 20, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in re-roofing activity at an existing two-story residential structure, a multi-employer renovation project. He was walking on the roof and carrying ol d shingles that had been removed from the roof when he fell, a fall height of 13 feet, and struck his head on the concrete surface. Employee #1 sustained a fra ctured skull and was killed.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, material handling, repair, residential construction, roofer, skull, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 13 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1489021.015 49 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 13
Cause: Roofing

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