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Accident: 14514020 - Employee Killed In 30 Ft Fall Through Roof

Accident: 14514020 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 01/11/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
250094001/14/19851711William Ferel Inc
Employee #1 was installing wiring from damper motors on the roof of an old foundry building. The roof was made of poured gypsum with fiberboard (asbestos) forming. Employee #1 was walking across the roof when a small, approximately 30 in. by 40 in. section broke open. He fell about 30 ft to the concrete floor and was killed.
Keywords: roof collapse, installing, roof, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2500940 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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