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Accident: 114525.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight Opening, Injures Head And Ba

Accident: 114525.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 01/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1370941.01501/14/2019Alexander Yeung
At 3:53 p.m. on January 8, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was installing equipment and appliances at a six-unit multifamily residential building under construction. When the air flow was tested, no flow was apparent . The employee went onto the roof decking to investigate. He fell through a sk ylight opening, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services transported the em ployee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for head and back inju ries.
Keywords: back, fall, fall protection, head, installing, residential construction, roof, roof decking, roof opening, skylight, ventilation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370941.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter

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