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Accident: 14518872 - Employee Killed In 22 Ft Fall Through Skylight Opening

Accident: 14518872 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 04/23/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
162109304/26/19841791Lafayette Steel Erector Inc

Employee #1 and a coworker were tacking wall partitions to the side of a building under construction. Employee #1 was on the roof, walking toward the south side of the building to investigate a delay in positioning of the next wall partition, when he fell through a 4 ft by 4 ft unguarded skylight opening. He fell approximately 22 ft to the ground and was killed.

Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, roof, work rules, construction, fall, roof opening, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1621093 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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