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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 fractures to his face and skull as well as a broken leg.
Keywords: skull, fall, fall protection, leg, roof, fracture, face, anchor
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 Fracture Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from roof

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