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Accident: 119745.015 - Employee Sustains Head Trauma In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 119745.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/30/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1430131.01509/11/2019Tip Top Sheet Metal Inc

At 10:30 a.m. on August 30, 2019, Employee #1 was working on a steel roof instal lation at a commercial building. As he waited for material to be loaded onto th e roof, he moved a roll of insulation. During this process, he fell through a s kylight, a fall height of 15 feet, and his head struck the surface. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital for treatment of traumatic head injury.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, construction, fall, fall protection, head, installing, roof, roofer, skylight, struck against, unguarded, unprotected, walking surface, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   15

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1430131.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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