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Accident: 119569.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 119569.015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 08/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1428395.01508/20/2019Mcallen Valley Roofing

At 10:00 a.m. on August 20, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a roofing company, us ed a ladder to access the roof of a one-story commercial building. He fell thro ugh a skylight, a fall height of 25 feet. Employee #1 sustained trauma to the h ead and multiple internal organs and was killed.

Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, head, ladder, roof, skylight, torso, unguarded, unguarded fl opening
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 25 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1428395.015 59 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 25
Cause: Roofing

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