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Accident: 200924181 - Employee Is Killed Falling From Roof

Accident: 200924181 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 09/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30939173809/13/20051761David Garza Roofing
On September 13, 2005, a roofer was placing shingles on a roof. He unhooked his lifeline to change positions. The toe board on which he was standing broke loose and he fell from the roof. The roofer fell approximately 15 ft and struck the outrigger on the boom truck. He then landed on the ground and sustained fatal injuries.
Keywords: boom truck, head, installing, roof, lifeline, struck against, construction, roofer, unstable surface, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309391738 Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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