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Accident: 202570040 - Roofing Company Owner Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202570040 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/25/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31495753109/26/20121761Russell Toll Dba Toll Roofing And Repair

On September 25, 2012, the owner of a roofing and repair company was working on the roof of a three-story Days Inn Hotel. His company had been subcontracted to do roofing work on the building. A company employee was working with him on site. The owner, while installing a tarp, stepped close to the roof's eave. The eave collapsed, and he fell 26 feet to the parking lot. He was transported to Meadowview Hospital in Maysville, KY, where he was pronounced dead.

Keywords: repair, roof, collapse, construction, fall, fall protection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 3 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314957531 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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