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Accident: 201764073 - Two Employees Fall Through Roof, One Dies And One Is Injured

Accident: 201764073 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 12/14/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31618234412/14/20111761Premium Roofing Systems, Llc
On or about December 14, 2011, Employee #1 and Employee #2, with Premium Roofing Systems, LLC, were installing new roofing material. Employee #1 was walking across the working area with Employee #2 when the roof gave way, and Employee #1 fell 25 feet to the concrete floor. Moments later, Employee #2 also fell through the roof in the proximity of Employee #1, but, Employee #2 was held up by a building structure and pulled up by another coworker. Employee #1 suffered a massive head injury and was transported to the hospital with Employee #2. Employee #1 succumbed to injuries sustained from the fall and died. Employee #2 suffered contusions and abrasions.
Keywords: roof collapse, head, roof, sheet metal, abrasion, fall, metal siding, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over 1 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316182344 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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