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Accident: 105684.015 - An Employee Falls Through A Roof Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 105684.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1316960.01505/18/2018R.L. Wilkerson
At 2:54 p.m. on March 29, 2018, an employee was walking across a low sloping metal roof on a steel building during the repair of a roof leak. The employee stepped on a fiberglass skylight and fell through. The employee fell 16 feet to the concrete floor. The employee sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries and later died.
Keywords: skylight, fall protection, roof, guardrail, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1316960.015 24 M Fatality Other Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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