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Accident: 202509881 - Employee Falls From Roof, Later Dies

Accident: 202509881 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/03/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681766706/05/20131761B & M Tear Off
On June 3, 2013, Employee #1 was performing decking on a roof. The employee stepped on dry rot wooden deck roofing that collapsed causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 24 ft, landing on a concrete floor. The employee was airlifted to John Muir Hospital, where he was treated for head and shoulder fractures. Employee #1 later died of his injuries.
Keywords: decking, fracture, head, roof, shoulder, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316817667 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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