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Accident: 123296.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 123296.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 01/15/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1455944.01501/15/2020G & I Contractors, Inc.
At 9:15 a.m. on January 15, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in reroofing work at a two-story single family residence. The employee was wearing two harnesses but was not tied off to an anchor point or safety line while on the roof, which had a 9:12 pitch. The employee fell from the eave to the concrete patio, a fall height of 23 feet. He was killed.
Keywords: ppe, fall, installing, roof, residential construction, fall protection, anchor, roofer, safety control line, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 31 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1455944.015 40 M Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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