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Accident: 202495214 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 202495214 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/09/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30989785811/09/20061761Taurus Roof Services Inc., Dba Waterproofing Assoc

At approximately 7:45 a.m. on November 9, 2006, a crew of six employees was removing the plastic domed skylight above a stairway. When Employee #1, an apprentice roofer, attempting to climb over the skylight, it failed. He then fell approximately 15 ft, striking a metal railing while falling. He was hospitalized for unspecified fractures.

Keywords: skylight, fracture, stair, cover, roof, struck against, inexperience, roofer, fall, fall protection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309897858 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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