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Accident: 106062.015 - Employee Dies In 25 Foot Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 106062.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 05/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317530.01505/18/2018179172468 - Andrews Fabricators Of Kingstree Inc
On May 7, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers were working on the roof of a warehous e to remove existing metal roofing sections for replacement with new metal roofi ng sections. After removing two 39 inch wide by 16 feet long sections of metal roofing, creating an opening of 60 inches, Employee #1 and his coworkers began installing insulation over the open section. During work, Employee #1 stood up a fter being bent over to stretch the insulation over the open section and inadver tently stepped into a skylight, measuring 39 inches wide by 9 feet long. Employ ee fell approximately 25 feet to a concrete slab and suffered multiple injuries that included a spinal injury, punctured lung, and a broken right arm. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries and died on eight days later on May 15, 201 8.
Keywords: arm, concrete slab, fall, fracture, lung, puncture, roof, skylight, spine, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1317530.015 41 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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