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Accident: 567800 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 567800 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 09/10/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30021294109/23/19961791Wil-Shar Steel Erection, Inc.
Employee #1 was laying metal sheet roofing on a 16 ft 9 in. high building. He stepped back onto the edge of a metal piece of sheet decking and fell off the side of the building. Employee #1 was not wearing fall protection and the building had no guardrails. He sustained several head injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital.
Keywords: head, guardrail, roof, work rules, construction, metal decking, fall, fall protection, walking backward, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300212941 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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