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Accident: 116255.015 - Employee Dies After Falling Through Roof Opening

Accident: 116255.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 05/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400777.01505/13/2019Long'S Roofing & Sheet Metal Works, Inc.
At 11:18 a.m. on May 12, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was w orking on the roof of a two-story manufacturing plant. He was removing roof pan els to create a 40-foot by 40-foot opening, so that equipment inside the plant c ould be lifted out by crane. Employee #1 fell through the opening, first striki ng the equipment, then continuing to fall, a fall height of approximately 55 fee t. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospi tal, where he later died.
Keywords: construction, crane, fall, fall protection, material handling, roof opening, roof panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Other   2 55 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1400777.015 56 M Fatality Management related occupations, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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