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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 89497.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 89497.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/22/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1164996.01507/25/2016176170346 - Rodney Cox Contractor

At approximately 12:00 a.m. on July 22, 2016, Employee #1 was installing a metal roof on a new construction residence. He was installing metal sections close to the edge and fell approximately 35 feet onto an un-guarded piece of 0.625 inch re-bar that was out of the ground approximately 58 inches. The re-bar entered hi s left side lower stomach and exited his back right shoulder. Employee #1 was im paled and killed.

Keywords: fall, impaled, roof, roofer, struck against

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1164996.015 49 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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