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Accident: 818120 - Employee Killed By Fall Through Roof Opening

Accident: 818120 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 06/27/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1839631707/03/19891761Don Works And Company
On June 27, 1989, Employee #1 was assisting roofers in spraying light concrete over a corrugated metal deck. The employee would hold a cover over an opening on the roofing under which there was no concrete while other employees sprayed concrete into the rafters, HVAC opening, or skylight opening. When a coffee break was called, Employee #1 sat down on a Styrofoam board that lay across an HVAC opening. The Styrofoam could not support his weight and snapped in half. Employee #1 was killed when he fell 17.5 feet to a concrete floor.
Keywords: roof opening cover, head, construction, roofer, fall, concussion, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18396317 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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