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Accident: 115519.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 115519.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 04/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394443.01504/04/2019Belfor Usa Group, Inc.

At 7:54 a.m. on April 3, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a propert y restoration construction company, were working on the roof of a one-story manu facturing plant. They were walking along the low-slope roof and carrying a scra p metal panel to place on a dunnage pile. Employee #1, who was not connected to a complete fall protection system, stepped onto an uncovered plastic skylight a nd fell, a fall height of 32 feet. As he fell, he struck the edge of a steel pl ate conveyor and then struck the concrete surface. Employee #1 sustained multip le traumatic injuries and was killed.

Keywords: concrete slab, construction, cover, fall, fall protection, repair, roof, skylight, unguarded fl opening, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation   1 32 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394443.015 42 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 32
Cause: Roofing

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