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Accident: 202495636 - Employee Falls Through Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 202495636 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/23/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31063627904/23/20071531William Etal Furtado
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on April 23, 2007, Employee #1 was removing roof sheathing on an old home. As Employee #1 stepped on a supporting rafter, it gave way and he fell 10 feet onto the concrete foundation. Employee #1 sustained a severe head injury and was pronounced dead at the site.
Keywords: roof collapse, head, roof, struck against, construction, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 24 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310636279 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from roof

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