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Accident: 200151272 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Skylight Opening

Accident: 200151272 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 11/09/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31113255911/09/20071799B & F Millwork Corp.

At approximately 9:00 a.m. on November 9, 2007, Employee #1 ascended to a corrugated steel roof to cover a skylight opening with tarpaper and wood. He was reaching for some screws when he fell 25 ft through the opening to the floor. Coworkers called 911, and Employee #1 was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:00 a.m.

Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, roof opening, lost balance
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 25 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311132559 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from roof

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