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Accident: 115260.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 115260.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 04/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392389.01504/11/2019R & A Contracting
At 2:30 p.m. on April 10, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor, w as working on the roof of a commercial building that was being rehabilitated. H e was preparing to leave the roof and go to the restroom when he fell through an unprotected skylight. As he fell, he first was injured when he struck a metal shelf, and then he hit the concrete floor, a total fall height of 20 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of injuries.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, rehabilitation, renovation, roof, roofer, skylight, struck against, unprotected
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1392389.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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