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Accident: 723684 - Employee Killed In Fall From Slippery Surface

Accident: 723684 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 12/22/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10345210812/22/19921542Eichleay Corp.

Employee #1, a member of a roof decking crew, stepped from a previously installed roof deck to a building support beam. According to a witness, Employee #1 slipped on ice and fell 57 ft to his death to a concrete floor. The crew had experienced slippery conditions on the roof deck and structural steel earlier that morning. On two occasions they had attempted to remove the frost and ice with a propane torch assembly.

Keywords: beam, roof decking, slip, construction, fall, slippery surface

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103452108 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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