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Accident: 106742.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Hole In Roof

Accident: 106742.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 06/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1324731.01506/22/2018Sinthal, Inc.
At 10:15 a.m. on June 22, 2018, Employee #1, #2, and #3 went up on a warehouse r oof to install six skylights, and to perform maintenance and repair of the roof, which had been leaking for the past year. Employee #1 was removing nails from a wooden beam, and Employee #3 was approximately 10 feet away from Employee #1, c utting wood. Employee #2 was approximately eight feet away from Employee #1, na iling a two by four piece of wood to the roof to create a slope. Employee #2 he ard something snap, and saw Employee #1 attempt to hang onto the roof. Employee #1 fell through the hole in the roof, approximately 23 feet onto the concrete wa rehouse floor below. Employee #1 was not using any fall protection at the time, and sustained multiple internal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: concrete slab, fall, fall protection, roof, skylight, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 23 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1324731.015 61 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 23
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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