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Accident: 88626.015 - Employee Is Killed When Roof Collapses

Accident: 88626.015 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 09/13/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1177616.01509/14/2016All Industrial Services, Inc.
At 4:15 p.m. on September 13, 2016, an employee was burning (cutting with propane torch) away a section of the water tank roof. The employee was burning the second section of the water tank roof and the entire roof collapsed taking the employee with it to the ground. The employee died on September 22, 2016 from lacerations to the back of the head, broken neck, and broken back.
Keywords: structural collapse, roof, neck, laceration, head, fall, elevated work platform, confined space, compressed gas, back, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Demolition   1 38 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1177616.015 55 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c.

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