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Accident: 122245.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall After Unhooking Fall Protection F

Accident: 122245.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 11/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1449057.01512/02/2019179174328 - Toms Welding
At 12:00 a.m. on November 29, 2019, an employee and a coworker were conducting leading edge work installing decking on a new building. When the employee and coworker reached the full length of their lanyards, the coworker instructed the employee to unhook from his lanyard and not move while the coworker went to relocate the anchor points. While the employee waited for the coworker, his feet slipped through the decking and he fell thirty-seven feet. The employee was killed by the unspecified injuries received due to the fall.
Keywords: roof opening, fall, installing, leading edge, roof, lanyard, fall protection, decking, roofer, slip, anchor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1449057.015 22 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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