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Accident: 138631.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 138631.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/25/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1550254.01508/27/2021Willie Earl Page
At 9:50 p.m. on August 25, 2021, an employee was attempting to access a roof whe re a coworker was pressure washing the hood vent for a kitchen grill on a restau rant. The coworker heard a voice and saw the employee rising up from the ladder over the edge of the roof however, it was dark and the coworker lost sight of t he employee. The coworker exited the roof and returned to the ground where he fo und the employee injured. The employee had fallen approximately 20-feet when he attempted to get onto the roof from the ladder. The employee was killed and suff ered fatal blunt force trauma to the body.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, cleaning, climbing on ladder, fall, ladder, restaurant, roof, torso, venting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1550254.015 52 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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