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Accident: 76420.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 76420.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/29/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1059740.01504/30/2015Pablo Nava

At 2:00 p.m. on April 29, 2015, an employee was using a heating device to seal t he seams of a plastic roof cover. The employee was walking backwards and fell o ff of the roof, falling 17 feet to the concrete sidewalk. The employee was kill ed from their injuries.

Keywords: concrete slab, fall, fall protection, roof, walking backward
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 17 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1059740.015 25 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 17
Cause: Roofing

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