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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 70218.015 - Construction Company Owner Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 70218.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/29/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1022100.01501/30/2015Sostenes Hernandez

At 12:30 p.m. on January 29, 2015, Employee #1, the owner of a construction comp any, was waterproofing the roof of a residential building. Employee #1 fell off the roof to the ground below, a fall height of 28 feet. He was killed in the f all. The subsequent investigation determined that Employee #1's skull had been fractured.

Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, residential construction, roof, seal, skull
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 28 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1022100.015 39 M Fatality FallDist: 28
Cause: Waterproofing

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