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Accident: 14426753 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof, Later Dies

Accident: 14426753 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/11/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
65188509/12/19851761Advanced Roofing Systems, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 11, 1985, Employee #1 was installing metal panels on a 28 ft high, 6:12 pitched roof. He lost his balance and fell to the ground. He sustained multiple injuries from which he later died. Neither a catch platform with standard railings nor a safety belt were being used for fall protection.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, work rules, safety belt, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 651885 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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