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Accident: 14426639 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14426639 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 02/16/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10122170304/05/19907389New Man Sign & Truck Lettering
On February 16, 1990, Employee #1 and a coworker were on a sloped, concrete tile roof installing one section of a sign. As Employee #1 was walking down the roof to the ladder to get another section, he slid on loose and broken tile pieces, knocked the ladder backward, and fell, partially on the ladder. He sustained severe head injuries and was killed. No fall protection was in use, and the ladder was not tied off.
Keywords: installing, work rules, ladder, struck against, walking surface, fall, fall protection, housekeeping, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101221703 Fatality Fracture Hand painting, coating and decorating occupations

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