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Accident: 116005.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 116005.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398686.01504/25/2019Sebastian Roofing
At 12:00 p.m. on April 25, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a new one-story building. He was working from a ladder and installing flashing on the roof. The ladder was u nstable because it had been placed on an uneven concrete surface. The ladder ti pped over, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 5 feet. He beca me caught between the ladder and a retaining wall. Employee #1 sustained a trau matic head injury and was killed.
Keywords: caught between, construction, fall, fall protection, head, installing, ladder, roof, roofer, uneven ground, unstable position, unstable surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1398686.015 63 M Fatality Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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