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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131775.015 Event: 12/14/2020Employee Is Killed In Fall From Roof
At 2:04 p.m. on December 14, 2020, Employee #1, a carpenter employed by a constr uction company, was on the roof of a multifamily residential structure. After p icking up a small truss from a pile on the roof, the employee was walking toward another carpenter who was to install the truss. Employee #1 fell, a fall heigh t of 42 feet, and sustained blunt force traumatic injuries to his head and torso . He was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, carpenter, fall, fall protection, head, residential construction, roof, torso, truss, walking surface, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1506912.015 Fatality Carpenters

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