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Accident: 201273026 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201273026 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31455740608/10/20101542Clements Dean Building Company, Llc
On August 10, 2010, Employee #1, of Clements Dean Building Company, LLC, was removing the roof over the Spring Street Recreation Center. He walked across the roof and he fell through a section of galvanized sheet metal, approximately 35 ft, to the concrete floor of an empty swimming pool and was killed. Employee #1 was not using fall protection. Another contributing factor for the incident was the galvanized sheet metal had been weakened over years of being exposed to chlorine vapors from the pool.
Keywords: roof, steel, chlorine, pool, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 1 38 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314557406 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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