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Accident: 127049.015 - Employee Dies After Falling From Roof

Accident: 127049.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1463170.01502/15/2020Eco Renovation Group, Llc
At 3:00 p.m. on February 13, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in framing two residential structures, each two stories, on a si ngle lot. This was a multiemployer construction project. The employee, without using any form of fall protection, was walking on roof trusses of one structure when he fell, a fall height of 20 feet. He sustained blunt force traumatic inj uries to his face and the back of his head. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he died at approximately 6:00 p.m. The hospital's blood toxic ology report showed evidence that he was intoxicated at the time of death.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, face, fall, fall protection, framing, head, intoxicated, residential construction, roof, truss, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1463170.015 50 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 20
Cause: Roofing

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