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Accident: 14514913 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 14514913 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 01/26/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10611869801/27/19931542Larger Construction Co., Inc.
Employee #1, the foreman, was installing steel roof decking with three coworkers. He was walking within 6 to 8 in. of the roof edge when the decking buckled and he slipped. He fell 21 ft 6 in. to a concrete interior floor, landing on his head. Employee #1 died two hours later. No fall protection was provided by the employer.
Keywords: head, installing, roof, roof decking, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106118698 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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