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Accident: 14368930 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14368930 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/07/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10156165208/12/19861542Crouse-Combustion Systems, Inc.
Employee #1 was bolting an air cylinder to a damper on an approximately 43 ft high roof of a wastewater treatment building. The work area was approximately 3 ft from the edge of the roof. Employee #1's wrench slipped from the damper cylinder rod, causing him to fall to the ground. He was killed. Neither guardrails nor other safeguards were in use at the time of the accident.
Keywords: guardrail, roof, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101561652 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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