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Accident: 200082782 - Employee Falls From Roof, Later Dies

Accident: 200082782 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 12/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018229012/27/20061761Gracyalny Roofing Company
On December 27, 2006, Employee #1, a roofing worker, was installing roof brackets at the roof's edge, while standing on an aluminum scaffold platform, approximately 17 feet off of the ground. He suddenly went into a dazed condition, dropped to his knees, and then fell head first onto the ground. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
Keywords: roof bracket, roof, construction, cardiac arrest, fall, fall protection, lost balance, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310182290 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Other

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