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Accident: 116417.015 - Employee Falls While Climbing Onto Roof And Dies Of Injuries

Accident: 116417.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 04/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393709.01504/17/2019Chagolla Construction, Llc
At 8:45 a.m. on April 17, 2019, Employee #1, a roofer employed by a construction company, was renovating the roof of an existing one-story single-family residence. He left the roof to retrieve a chalk line. Returning with the tool, he climbed an extension ladder. As he stepped from the ladder to the roof, he fell backward, a fall height of 10 feet, and struck his head on the concrete sidewalk. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: repair, fall protection, head, roof, residential construction, hand tool, extension ladder, concrete, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1393709.015 51 M Fatality Concussion

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