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Accident: 119276.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 119276.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1425989.01508/26/2019Flood'S Roofing Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on August 24, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, was assisting coworkers to scrape old shingles from the roof of a residential structure. As he stood on a rotten piece of wood along the roof's edge, the wood gave way, causing him to fall to the concrete driveway, a fall height of approximately 23 feet. Employee #1 sustained multiple skull fractures, multiple spinal fractures, and multiple fractured ribs. He was killed.
Keywords: structural collapse, fall protection, roof, residential construction, material handling, fracture, fall, roofer, spine, concrete, dismantling, skull, rib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   23 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1425989.015 52 M Fatality Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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