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Accident: 113407.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Fractures Skull

Accident: 113407.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339913.01508/15/2018George E. Skaggs, Iii, Inc.

On August 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, was working o n the roof of a one-story commercial building. He was installing a metal frame system to the existing roof as part of a new decking installation. The employee , who was not using fall protection, fell through an unprotected skylight, a fal l height of 18 feet, and struck his head against the concrete surface. Emergenc y services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for t reatment of a fractured skull.

Keywords: concrete slab, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, renovation, roof decking, roofer, skull, skylight, struck against, unguarded, unprotected
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1339913.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Sheet metal workers FallDist: 18
Cause: Roofing

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