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Accident: 78578.015 - Employee Is Killed In Roof Collapse

Accident: 78578.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/31/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1082520.01507/31/2015L&B Lawncare And Remodeling

At 9:30 a.m. on July 31, 2015, Employee #1 was doing demolition work on a gazebo . The employee was trying to forcibly remove the center light electrical cable. This caused the gazebo to shift. The shift caused the roof to collapse, crushing and killing Employee #1.

Keywords: crushing, demolition, roof collapse
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition Under $50,000 1 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1082520.015 29 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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