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Accident: 739474 - Employee Dies In Fall From Roof To Concrete Floor

Accident: 739474 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 10/14/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12381750410/15/19933363Gibbs Die Casting Corporation
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on October 14, 1993, Employee #1 and two coworkers were removing sheet metal decking from an old roof in the Federal Division Remelt Area. As the employees were leaving the area to take a break, Employee #1 stepped onto a section of decking that had been cut loose by one of the coworkers approximately 10 minutes before. The section gave way, causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 20 feet to the concrete floor and die.
Keywords: roof, roof decking, unsecured, work rules, fall, roof opening, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123817504 Fatality Other Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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