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Accident: 119127.015 - Employee Dies After Falling From Roof

Accident: 119127.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 08/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424770.01508/21/2019Arnop Amaraphornkul
At 5:45 p.m. on August 16, 2019, Employee #1, hired as a handyman by the owner of a one-story mixed use building (part commercial, part residential apartments), was repairing portions of the building's roof by replacing roofing materials. As he transitioned from the roof onto an extension ladder, the employee fell, a fall height of 6 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died from head injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: repair, residential construction, roof, maintenance, brain, extension ladder, fall protection, head, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1424770.015 56 M Fatality Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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