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Accident: 200673945 - Employee Suffers Heat Stroke And Falls From Roof

Accident: 200673945 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/22/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30549730707/23/20021761A Good Reroofing Services, Inc
On July 22, 2002, an employee engaged in residential construction suffered heat exhaustion while performing work on the roof of a residence. He was not protected by a fall protection device or guardrail system and fell approximately 24 feet to his death.
Keywords: heat, roof, heat stroke, fall, fall protection, high temperature
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305497307 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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