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Accident: 202005427 - Roofer Is Killed In Fall From House

Accident: 202005427 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 10/25/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31423075610/25/20101761Acha Construction, Inc.
On October 25, 2010, Employee #1, a 38-yr-old male roofer was working atop a private residence. Although the employee was wearing a safety harness, he fell 20 ft off the pitched roof to his death. Unfortunately, the safety harness was not attached, as required, to a secured anchor point.
Keywords: anchor, roof, construction, safety bar, roofer, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314230756 Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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