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Accident: 112053.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Injures Back

Accident: 112053.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354978.01508/28/2018Pinnacle Remodeling Corp.
On August 3, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in the remodeling of a two-story commercial building owned by the employer. He was tasked with going up to the roof and tying tarps over the air conditioning u nits, which were near an unguarded skylight. The employee fell through the skyl ight, a fall height of approximately 13 feet. He was transported to the hospita l, where he was admitted and treated for an injured back.
Keywords: back, construction, fall, fall protection, roof, skylight, spine, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1354978.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 13
FallHt:13
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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