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Accident: 201992344 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Skylight Opening

Accident: 201992344 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 03/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30994500403/21/20061761Progressive Roofing, Inc.

On March 21, 2006, Employee #1 was removing the top paper layer of an existing roof using a powered walk-behind roof cutter. He stopped and walked over to the skylight cover, reached down, picked it up by the edge and threw it off the roof. As Employee #1 turned, he stepped into the skylight opening and fell 30 feet onto the concrete floor. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, fracture, roof, construction, fall, fall protection, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309945004 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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