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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14557904 - Employee Fell From Roof Under Construction

Accident: 14557904 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 12/16/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10204094612/17/19861761Allen Roofing Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MOVING ROCKS ON THE ROOF OF A NEW MOTEL. THE ROCKS, TO BE USED FOR THE ROOF CONSTRUCTION, WERE BEING LIFTED ONTO THE TWENTY SEVEN FOOT HIGH ROOF BY A HIGH-LIFT FRONT END LOADER. THE EMPLOYEE PARKED HIS WHEELBARROW PARALLEL TO A 16 INCH PARAPET WALL WHILE HE FILLED IT. AS HE WENT TO MOVE THE BARROW, HE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL OVER THE PARAPET WALL TO HIS DEATH. THERE WAS NO GUARD RAIL OR OTHER FORM OF FALL PROTECTION INSTALLED AROUND THE EDGE OF THE ROOF.
Keywords: guardrail, roof, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102040946 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Roofers

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