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Accident: 102406.015 - Employee Installing Skylight Falls Into Hole And Is Injured

Accident: 102406.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 11/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289220.01511/22/2017Wooden Boat Restoration, Llc
At 2:15 p.m. on November 21, 2017, Employee #1 was installing a skylight on a co mmercial building's roof. He removed a section of the roof and, as he was movin g with the roof material, he stepped into the hole and fell, a fall height of 15 .5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including a fract ured right hand, a concussion, and contusions to his upper body.
Keywords: concussion, construction, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, hand, installing, roof, skylight
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1289220.015 27 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 15
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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