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Accident: 124562.015 - Company Owner Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 124562.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/05/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1467585.01503/05/2020Domingos 54 Construction Inc
At 2:45 p.m. on March 5, 2020, Employee #1, the owner of a construction framing company, and three coworkers were engaged in roofing work for a new residential structure. They were nailing 4 by 8 sheets of plywood on the roof's truss. Weather conditions were windy. As Employee #1 and a coworker attempted to lift a plywood sheet from the stack, the plywood was lifted by the wind as though it were a sail. This caused Employee #1 to fall head-first from the roof, a fall height of approximately 9 feet. Employee #1's head and face impacted hard clay ground and concrete debris. He was killed.
Keywords: truss, face, head, nail, residential construction, fall protection, fall, framing, windy
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 9 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1467585.015 59 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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