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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201562980 - Worker Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201562980 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 01/13/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31741122101/14/20141761Skyline Roofing Inc

On January 13, 2014, Employee #1, employed by Skyline Roofing, Inc., was working at a commercial building. He was unloading roofing material from a forklift on a roof. He stepped onto a fluted B deck, rolled his ankle, and staggered backwards. Employee #1 fell over a 1-foot parapet wall and down to the ground, a fall height of 36 feet. He was killed in the fall. This fatality was investigated by Utah OSHA.

Keywords: decking, fracture, wall, uneven ground, building, construction, roofer, fall, fall protection, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 36 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317411221 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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