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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 867911 - Employee Killed In Fall From Steel Roof

Accident: 867911 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/09/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10592496311/14/19891791Carrara Steel Erectors

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 9, 1989, Employee #1 was installing a metal roof at an approximate height of 27 ft without the use of fall protection. A strong gust of wind lifted a piece of decking from the pile on the steel purlins. It struck the employee, who lost his balance and fell to the ground. He was killed.

Keywords: decking, high wind, roof, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, struck by, flying object, lost balance

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105924963 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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