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Accident: 200001451 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 200001451 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 04/17/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30430918004/17/20021761Gerardo Gonzalez Roofing
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30430919804/17/20021542A-New Look Construction, Llc
Employee #1, a roofer, entered a roof area without attaching his lanyard to a tie-off point. The roof tiles were made of rubber and plastic, had no texture, and were wet from dew. The employee slipped and slid off the roof. He fell 43 feet to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: ppe, slip, roofer, tie-off, roof, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304309180 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof
2 304309198 Occupation not reported FallDist:

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