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Accident: 117180.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 117180.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 03/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387139.01503/19/2019Jupiter Metal Roofing

At 11:45 a.m. on March 14, 2019, an employee was removing and re-installing meta l decking throughout a commercial building. As employees removed and re-installe d the metal decking, they would place the old metal decking over the skylights o n the roof. Employee #1 was working as a laborer who was removing the old metal decking and removing the old roof jacks. Employee #1 walked beyond the extensio n ladder "safe zone" (attempted CDZ) and fell through the skylight and was kille d.

Keywords: fall, roof, skylight
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 17 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1387139.015 35 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting

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