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Accident: 200150811 - Two Employees Fall From A Roof And One Dies

Accident: 200150811 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 11/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30468408711/17/20031761Professional Waterproofing And Restoration Inc.
On November 17, 2003, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were replacing a roofing system comprised of 2-ft by 8-ft concrete planks on a flat roof. They filled in a grid of steel I beams to form the roof. Both Employees were standing on an old plank when it gave way and they fell approximately 22 ft to the ground. Employee #1 died when he it hit the ground and Employee #2 landed on top of Employee #1 and received multiple fractures. Employee #2 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, steel beam, roof, collapse, concrete panel, roofer, fall, concussion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304684087 Fatality Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof
2 304684087 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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