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Accident: 85497.015 - Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed

Accident: 85497.015 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 05/18/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1148903.01505/18/2016Bmb Steel Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on May 18, 2016, an employee was laying out roof panels on top of the insulation in preparation for final installation of the roofing panels. The worker was wearing a fall protection harness but was not tied off to the anchor point when he fell approximately 30 ft. The employee was killed from extensive f ractures to his face and skull as well as a broken leg.
Keywords: anchor, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, roof, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1148903.015 39 M Fatality Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist: 30
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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