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Accident: 134407.015 - Employee Falls And Is Killed

Accident: 134407.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 03/06/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1518190.01503/06/2021Lou'S Roofing And Home Improvement
At 11:30 a.m. on March 6, 2021, an employee replaced a board on a porch roof and then began the process to shingle the roof. At some point, the employee stepped on the newly installed board, which became loose, lost balance, fell approximat ely twelve feet, and was killed by head, neck and spine trauma.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, board, fall, fall protection, head, lost balance, neck, roof, roofer, spine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1518190.015 54 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 12
Cause: Roofing

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