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Accident: 126072.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof Of Commercial Building

Accident: 126072.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 05/12/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1474887.01505/12/2020Henry Carlson Construction Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1475853.01505/13/2020Sands Drywall, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on May 12, 2020, an employee was assisting a coworker with steel decking placement on an overhang of a commercial building roof. The coworker, who was outside of the guard rail, was having trouble with placing a steel decking sheet. The employee jumped over the guardrail to assist the coworker. While standing on a gypsum board, the board collapsed and the employee fell sixty-five feet. The employee received multiple blunt force injuries and was killed.
Keywords: roof decking, fall, guardrail, roof, fall protection, decking, steel, blunt force, collapse, board
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1474887.015 24 M Fatality Dislocation Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof
2 1475853.015 24 M Fatality Dislocation Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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