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Accident: 202080636 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Rusted Roof Decking

Accident: 202080636 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 09/22/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31498777709/22/20101761A Plus Roofing & Construction
On September 22, 2010, Employee #1 was removing layers of rusted metal decking, and he fell 27 feet to the ground and was killed. The accident investigation revealed that despite the employer providing fall protection, Employee #1 failed to affix his harness and lanyard following a break.
Keywords: decking, fracture, roof, construction, fall, fall protection, work surface, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 27 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314987777 Fatality Other Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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