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Accident: 119088.015 - Employee Falls From Roof, Dies From Skull Fracture

Accident: 119088.015 -- Report ID: 0355116 -- Event Date: 08/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424478.01508/20/2019Good'S Construction Co., Llc
At 10:15 a.m. on August 8, 2019, Employee #1, employed as an estimator/salesperson by a construction company, was on the roof of a one-story residential structure and inspecting the area around the chimney for a leak. He was not using fall protection. The employee lost balance and fell from the roof, which had a pitch of 8:12. Total fall height was 27 feet. The employee struck his head on a slate walkway. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured skull. The employee died on August 15, 2019.
Keywords: skull, residential construction, roof, lost balance, fall, fall protection, head, fracture
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 Occupation Construction
1 1424478.015 45 M Fatality Other Cost Estimator FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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