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Accident: 202003893 - Emloyee Falls 22 Feet On Collasped Decking

Accident: 202003893 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 09/18/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30387070309/19/20001542David Miller And Sons, Inc.
On September 18, 2000, Employees were demolishing asphalt and steel-deck roof after there had been an indication that the structural integrity of the roof was compromised. After removing the asphalt and insulation, the employees were in the process of removing sections of steel decking. An employee stepped onto a section of decking that was partially cut and could not support the load. The employee fell 22 feet to the concrete floor. The employee also hit his head on a piece of steel machinery. The employee died in transit.
Keywords: decking, elec insulation, head, steel, concrete, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303870703 Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:22
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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