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Accident: 601096 - Employee Dies From Falling From Roof

Accident: 601096 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/11/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10931229804/03/19971761S.W. Construction Specialists, Inc.

Employee #1 was cutting and attaching plywood sheeting to a two story house under construction. He fell to his death from the pitch roof onto a concrete slab in front of the garage. The pitch roof measured 8 feet wide by 12 feet long.

Keywords: concrete slab, roof, construction, fall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 109312298 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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