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Accident: 201760147 - Employee Killed In Fall When Roof Collapses

Accident: 201760147 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 11/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30130655111/07/19961761Pheonix Remodeling

Employee #1, the owner of the company, and two workers were replacing a metal corrugated roof. They were removing a roof panel when Employee #1 stepped off of the beam on which he was standing and onto the old roof. The old panel collapsed, and he fell 50 ft to the floor of the building. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: roof collapse, roof, work rules, construction, roofer, unstable surface, fall, fall protection, roof panel, work surface

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301306551 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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