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Accident: 200881696 - Employee Dies After Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 200881696 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 01/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31237361601/27/20101521Roy Builders Inc.
On January 26, 2010, Employee #1 was installing sheathing and shingles on a single family house under construction. While climbing from a scaffold to the roof, he apparently slipped and fell between the house and the scaffold plank, 27 ft to the frozen ground. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he died.
Keywords: fracture, installing, roof, roof decking, slip, roofer, fall, fall protection, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312373616 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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