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Accident: 171038847 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 171038847 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 08/24/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30216859608/25/19981541Suberizer Inc
Employee #1 was spraying a foam-type material on the board stock and trusses of a roof as a sealant. One of the corners of the board stock gave way and he fell approximately 25 ft through the roof to the ground. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries. He was not using any form of fall protection system.
Keywords: roof, collapse, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302168596 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause:
FatCause: Fall, other

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