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Accident: 105418.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Sustains Contusions

Accident: 105418.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 05/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314884.01505/09/2018Hm American Construction Llc
At 12:12 p.m. on May 9, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construc tion company, were working on the roof of a two-story residence. Employee #1 wa s assisting his coworker in the removal of a skylight cover. Employee #1 inadve rtently stepped into the skylight opening and fell, first partially striking the carpeted floor on the second level, and then continuing to fall. The body belt and rope he was using for fall protection stopped his fall approximately one fo ot above the first level floor. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, wh ere he was treated for contusions and released.
Keywords: contusion, cover, dismantling, fall, fall protection, residential construction, roof, roof opening, rope, skylight
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 34
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1314884.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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