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Accident: 201283512 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 201283512 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 10/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31574113201/19/20121761Miguel Martinez Construction, Inc.
At approximately 9:09 a.m., on or about October 1, 2011, Employee #1 was working for his employer, Miguel Martinez Construction, Inc., a residential construction company. Employee #1 was engaged in activities related to installing a roof and/or setting up roof trusses. He was at an approximate height of 27 feet to 39 feet, at a pitch/slope of approximately 10/12 to 12/12. According to information received from other employees, Employee #1's shoelace was caught on a nail, and it caused him to trip and fall from the roof. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: clothing, nail, roof, caught by, construction, tripped, roofer, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 39 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315741132 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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