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Accident Summary Nr: 201639713 - Employee Sustains Fractures In Fall Through Skylight

Accident Summary Nr: 201639713 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 09/15/2010
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
31496654009/20/20101791238130West Side Iron Inc
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
31496658109/20/20101629237990Stacy & Witbeck Inc
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
31496653209/20/20101622237310Hamilton Construction Co (Oregon)

Abstract: On September 15, 2010, an employee was working for a steel framing contractor. He disconnected his safety lanyard from its attachment on a man basket and stepped onto a roof. He fell through a skylight, striking the ground 20 feet below. He sustained multiple fractures, and he was hospitalized. There were three entries on the injury line, as there were several employers at this project's worksite.

Keywords: lanyard, walking surface, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, aerial lift, skylight, fracture, roof, construction
Accident Details
End Use Project Type Project Cost Stories Non-building Height Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 314966540 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.
2 314966581 Occupation not reported
3 314966532 Occupation not reported

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