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Accident: 202126678 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202126678 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 08/24/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31349849508/25/20101761Spray Polyurethane Foam
On August 24, 2010, Employee #1 was applying an acrylic roof coating on a building roof, when a section of the roof gave way because of corrosion. Employee #1 fell through the roof and landed on a concrete surface 30 feet below. Employee #1 was killed as a result of the injuries she sustained.
Keywords: roof, construction, corrosion, unstable surface, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313498495 Fatality Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall, other

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