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Accident: 14506265 - Fall From Roof Edge

Accident: 14506265 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/02/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
157192605/07/19841761Hi & Dri Roofing Company
EMPLOYEE #1, WORKING IN A ROOF-EDGE MATERIAL HANDLING AREA, WAS IN THE PROCESS OF LOWERING ROOFING MATERIALS WITH A DERRICK HOIST. THE HOIST WAS LOCATED AT THE ROOF'S EDGE. WHILE LEANING OVER THE EDGE OF THE ROOF TO ATTACH A BUCKET OF ASPHALT TO THE HOOK OF THE HOIST, EMPLOYEE #1 FELL TO AN ADJACENT GROUP LEVEL, A DISTANCE OF 47 FEET. HE WAS KILLED. GUARDRAILS OR THEIR EQUIVALENT, OR A SAFETY BELT AND LIFELINE WAS NOT PROVIDED AS REQUIRED IN 1926.500 (G) (5).
Keywords: guardrail, roof, lifeline, safety belt, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1571926 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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