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Accident: 105921.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Breaks Arm, Pelvis

Accident: 105921.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 05/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318375.01505/24/2018Tudi Mechanical Systems, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on May 18, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a heating and cooling systems company, were repairing a cooling unit on a store roof. Whe n the coworker, a senior technician, descended to get a tool, Employee #1, a jun ior technician, walked onto the roof of an adjacent business. He stepped onto a fiberglass skylight, which broke. Employee #1 fell through the skylight to the concrete floor below, a fall height of 23 feet. Emergency services were called , and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured arm and fractured pelvis.
Keywords: arm, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, pelvis, repair, roof, skylight, walking surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318375.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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