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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14426787 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14426787 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/17/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10001842307/18/19861761Superior Roofing

Employee #1 was returning to work after eating lunch and climbed over a roof parapet next to an outside wall. He sat on the wall facing into the building and was starting to bring up his legs when he fell backward over the wall. Employee #1 fell 29 ft, striking the back of his head. He was killed.

Keywords: head, guardrail, roof, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100018423 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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