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Accident: 202003844 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Roof Opening

Accident: 202003844 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 06/09/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30263069406/09/20001796Frank W. Hake, Inc.
On June 9, 2000, Employee #1, a journeyman iron worker, a coworker, and the job foreman were replacing metal roof deck sheets on a low-pitched roof. The deck sheets had been removed five days earlier to allow access to a bridge crane so that repairs could be made to the drum. For some reason, Employee #1 stepped onto the end of a deck sheet that was unsupported and had not yet been secured. Both he and the metal sheet fell 130 ft through the roof opening to the ground. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #1 and the two coworkers were apparently wearing full body harnesses and 6 ft shock-absorbing lanyards at the time of the accident, but none of the workers had their lanyards connected to an anchor point.
Keywords: installing, roof, decking panel, unsecured, unsecured panel, work rules, construction, fall, roof opening, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 1 150 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302630694 Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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