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Accident: 70662.015 - Worker Installing Plywood Sheets For Roof Falls And Is Kille

Accident: 70662.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/31/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1025189.01502/03/2015Gr Complete Framing Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on January 31, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a home builder, was w orking at a multiemployer construction site. He was installing plywood sheets o n the roof of a building under construction. Employee #1 fell through the rafte rs on to a concrete slab, a fall height of 16 feet. His head hit the concrete s lab, sustaining blunt force trauma. Employee #1 was killed. The subsequent inv estigation determined that Employee #1 was using a personal fall arrest system, but it was not properly adjusted and failed to arrest the fall.
Keywords: brain, building, construction, fall, fall protection, head, installing, roof, roofer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 16 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1025189.015 39 M Fatality Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:16
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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