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Accident: 105215.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Injures Shoulder And Kid

Accident: 105215.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 11/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278874.01511/21/2017A2c
At 2:20 p.m. on November 6, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were working on th e roof of a warehouse. They were installing electrical cable. They were workin g between the parapet wall and one of many rooftop skylights when Employee #1, a s he carried a bucket of roof tar, fell onto and through the skylight dome, a fa ll height of 11 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for blunt trauma injuries, including a fractured shoulder and a lacerated kidney.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, kidney, laceration, roof, shoulder, skylight, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278874.015 75 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, construction trades

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