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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14269013 Event: 11/07/1989Employee Killed In Fall From Roof
Employee #1, the owner of a company involved in a roofing operation, was throwing roofing debris to the ground while standing at the edge of the roof. The roof was a rubberized surface and was wet from rain. He lost his footing and fell to the ground, receiving head injuries. He died the following day. The fall distance was approximately 30 feet from roof elevation to ground level.
Keywords: head, roofer, fall, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100982982 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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