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Accident: 119205.015 - Employee On Roof Is Killed When Struck By Lightning

Accident: 119205.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1419619.01507/31/2019Greenwise Construction & Roofing Llc
On July 31, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was cleaning flashing on the roof of a two-story multifamily residential structure. The employee was struck by lightning and fell from the roof. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: struck by, residential construction, roof, housekeeping, burn, fall, lightning, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 18 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1419619.015 29 F Fatality Electric Shock Roofers FallDist:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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