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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170064042 - Employee Dies After Falling From 45 Ft Roof

Accident: 170064042 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10816913701/15/19901791L.P.R. Construction Co.

Employee #1 was installing steel decking on a roof that was approximately 45 ft above ground. He had puddle welded the northeast corner and shifted to the northwest. When the decking material came loose and fell to the ground, Employee #1 fell to the concrete floor. He died.

Keywords: decking, installing, roof, unsecured, construction, equipment failure, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108169137 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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