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Accident: 114595.015 - Employee On Roof Makes Contact With Power Line And Is Killed

Accident: 114595.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 03/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385861.01503/19/2019Far West Roofing Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on March 18, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was engaged in roofing repair work at a one-story residence. He was removing shingl es from the porch shed roof when he came into contact with an energized resident ial power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: dismantling, electric shock, electrocuted, power lines, repair, residential construction, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1385861.015 53 M Fatality Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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