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Accident: 42099.015 - Employee Falls Through Collapsing Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 42099.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 03/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
894704.01503/11/2013Harris Camden Reality, Inc.
At 8:15 a.m. on March 11, 2013, Employee #1, employed by a real estate company, was engaged in roofing work at a commercial warehouse building. He was clearing stones off the roof's waterproof outer membrane when he stepped onto an area th at was not structurally sound. The roof gave way, and Employee #1 fell through the roof to a steel landing, a fall height of approximately 30 feet. Employee # 1 sustained multiple fractures and was killed.
Keywords: collapse, construction, fall, fall protection, roof, roof collapse, structural collapse, unstable surface, warehouse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 894704.015 50 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist: 30
Cause: Roofing

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