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Accident: 14526255 - Employee Killed In 130 Ft Fall From Roof

Accident: 14526255 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 05/21/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1742522405/21/19851761Four Seasons Roofing Inc.
Employee #1 was standing at the edge of a roof operating a hoist to lift two bundles of insulation. The rope of the hoist failed and he and the hoist fell 130 feet to the ground. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: guardrail, roof, rope, work rules, construction, equipment failure, hoist, fall, fall protection, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17425224 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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