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Accident: 14497713 - Employee Killed In 46 Ft Fall Through Roof Of Storage Tank

Accident: 14497713 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 05/16/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
142353205/17/19843443Tex-Tank & Maintenance Inc

Employee #1 was removing sections of a sheet steel roof from a chemical storage tank. He was at about the center of the roof when that section gave way. He fell approximately 46 ft to the floor of the tank and was killed. No form of fall protection was in use.

Keywords: roof collapse, roof, work rules, storage tank, fall, fall protection

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1423532 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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