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Accident: 201853611 - Employee Was Killed In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 201853611 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 04/19/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30707938404/19/20041761Aero Fab, Inc.
On April 19, 2004, Employee #1 was walking on a ventilator structure, which was on the ridge of the low-sloped metal roof of the Kentucky Electric Steel Melt Shop. The roof of the ventilator broke and Employee #1 fell through, approximately 60 ft to the dirt floor, inside the melt shop. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: roof, ventilation, construction, fall, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 60 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307079384 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:60
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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