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Accident: 73721.015 - Project Manager Falls Through Skylight And Sustains Multiple

Accident: 73721.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 01/16/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1019699.01501/21/2015Iam Construction, Llc

At 8:00 a.m. on January 16, 2015, Employee #1, a project superintendent for a co nstruction company, was working at a multiemployer construction project for a co mmercial building, a detailing facility for an auto/truck dealership. He was on the rooftop taking photographs when he took a step backward. He fell through a skylight to the concrete floor, a fall height of 16 feet. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for fractures of both arms and both legs.

Keywords: arm, building, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, roof, skylight, walking backward
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 15

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1019699.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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