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Accident: 200624674 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 200624674 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 02/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31192690102/19/20081791Trinity Contracting Of Bowling Green Llc
On February 18, 2008, Employee #1 was installing roof sheathing on a commercial building that was under construction. The roof was about 75 feet above the ground. As Employee #1 was unraveling 6 foot by 100 foot roll of insulation, standing approximately 2 feet form the leading edge of the roof, he fell and was killed. The accident investigation noted that wind velocities had increased during the application of the insulation, providing difficulty for Employee #1 keeping the material in place.
Keywords: fracture, high wind, building, ppe, construction, roofer, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 75 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311926901 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:75
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from roof

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