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Accident: 200082048 - Employee Is Killed After Fall Into Hot Asphalt

Accident: 200082048 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 10/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30641814610/15/20041761Eastern Roofing Corporation
On October 15, 2004, Employee #1 was working from a rooftop that was 27 feet from the ground. He fell from the roof, landing on a 500-degree liquid asphalt kettle and died.
Keywords: burn, roof, sheet metal, flammable liquid, construction, hot asphalt, fall, fall protection, lost balance, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 3 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306418146 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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