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Accident: 117206.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 117206.015 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 06/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408728.01506/13/2019Rbjs Construction, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on June 13, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working from the beams of a one-story commercial building's unfinished roof. He was taking measurements in preparation for installing metal roofing materia l. Employee #1, who was not using fall protection, stepped on a bundle of roofi ng material that had been placed on the beams. The bundle shifted, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 36 feet. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to his head, neck, arms, legs, hips, and torso. He was killed in the fall.
Keywords: arm, beam, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, hip, leg, measuring device, metal decking, neck, roof, torso
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 36 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1408728.015 31 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 36
Cause: Roofing

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