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Accident: 171044100 - Employee'S Skull Fractured By Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 171044100 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/23/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582318705/04/20061541Rtr Investments

On April 23, 2006, Employee #1, working for RTR Investments, was working on the roof when he stepped on and fell 22 feet through the skylight. He was taken to San Juan Mercy General Hospital, where he was hospitalized for his injuries, which included bilateral wrist fractures and a non-displaced skull fracture. He spent 7 days in the hospital.

Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, fracture, installing, construction, skull, fall, fall protection, work surface, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other $50,000 to $250,000 2 25

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125823187 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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