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Accident: 930479 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof With Sweeper

Accident: 930479 -- Report ID: 0932000 -- Event Date: 12/10/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10718460812/11/19911761Western Roofing Service
Employee #1 was operating an Aeroil Roof Sweeper, RS-365, and sweeping gravel into piles during built-up roofing work. There was no warning system, motion stopping system, or safety monitoring system in this area. As the employee turned the machine at the roof's edge, he fell 37 1/2 ft backward with the machine onto the concrete. Employee #1 died about 3 hours later.
Keywords: roof, alarm, struck against, construction, fall, fall protection, sweeper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107184608 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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