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Accident: 70155.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Dies

Accident: 70155.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/02/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020972.01501/27/2015Nationwide Public Adjuster Group, Inc.
At 11:02 a.m. on December 2, 2014, Employee #1, an insurance canvasser, was work ing alone in a residential neighborhood. With the homeowners permission, the em ployee climbed a ladder and accessed the roof of a bi-level home to photograph s hingle damage. The homeowner reported hearing a noise that sounded like a metal ladder sliding against the gutter, followed by a thud and went outside to invest igate. The homeowner found Employee #1 lying on a concrete sidewalk with a ladde r partially underneath her and called for emergency help. Employee #1 was airlif ted to a nearby hospital, but died on December 3, 2014 from head injuries relate d to the fall.
Keywords: concrete slab, fall, head, ladder, roof, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020972.015 33 F Fatality Sales occupations, other business services

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