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Accident: 200460137 - Employee Killed In Fall From Edge Of Roof

Accident: 200460137 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11630113601/14/19971761Lancaster Enterprises, Inc. Dba Orbit Roofing Co.
Employee #1 was installing a section of new rubber roofing material near the edge of a 1 in 12 pitched roof. He fell 33 ft from the unprotected edge onto an asphalt parking lot. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, roof, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, roofer, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 33 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 116301136 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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