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Accident: 14454045 - Employee Dies In Fall Through Partially Cut Opening

Accident: 14454045 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/18/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1476864205/22/19841791Mid America Erectors

Employee #1 and coworkers were cutting openings for skylights. After partially cutting a second opening in the corrugated steel roof, Employee #1 began to cut a third opening. When he returned, he did not notice the partially cut opening and stepped on it, falling 33 ft 8 in. to the finish grade compacted limestone floor. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, unsecured, work rules, construction, fall, roof opening, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14768642 Fatality Other Dieticians

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