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Accident: 124884.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 124884.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 03/18/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1470397.01503/18/2020Cannella Roofing Inc
At 1:15 p.m. on March 18, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a roofin g company, were engaged in roofing activity at a commercial construction site. As the coworker held a ladder at its base, Employee #1 climbed the ladder to gai n access to the roof. As he attempted to secure the ladder with a bungee cord, the cord snapped, causing Employee #1 to fall. He fell a height of 30 feet and struck the pavement. Employee #1 sustained traumatic head injuries and was kille d.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, head, ladder, material handling, roof, roofer, traumatic, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1470397.015 49 M Fatality Roof Repair: Blue Tarp

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