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Accident: 92542.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Opening In Roof

Accident: 92542.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 01/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1205591.01501/26/2017Ream Roofing Associates, Inc.

At roughly 7:45 a.m. on January 25, 2017, Employee #1 was walking on the roof. A temporary wood decking had not been put into place on certain areas of the roof . Due to weather, workers had covered the roof with EPDM rubber and marked on t he rubber were the holes were. Because of rain, the workers returned five days later and the markings were gone. Employee #1 had just returned from being off d ue to a previous injury, and did not know that there were holes in the roof. Emp loyee #1 fell through one of the holes. He suffered from broken bones and head t rauma and was killed.

Keywords: fall, roof, roof decking, unguarded, unguarded fl opening
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1205591.015 47 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 19
Cause: Roofing

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