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Accident: 14214209 - Employee Fell From Roof And Died

Accident: 14214209 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 11/21/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1516528511/26/19841761Tate Metal Bldg & Construction Co Inc
Employee #1 had been instructed on how to lay sheeting on the roof. The sheeting was 20 inches wide, 35 feet long and weighed approximately 50 pounds. Employee #1 stepped onto bare, not fully supported roof insulation and fell 19 feet to the concrete floor. The employee was hospitalized and died 2 days later of head injuries.
Keywords: head, roof, roofer, concussion, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15165285 Fatality Concussion Roofers

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