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Accident: 115519.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 115519.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 04/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394443.01504/04/2019Belfor Usa Group, Inc.
At 7:54 a.m. on April 3, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a propert y restoration construction company, were working on the roof of a one-story manu facturing plant. They were walking along the low-slope roof and carrying a scra p metal panel to place on a dunnage pile. Employee #1, who was not connected to a complete fall protection system, stepped onto an uncovered plastic skylight a nd fell, a fall height of 32 feet. As he fell, he struck the edge of a steel pl ate conveyor and then struck the concrete surface. Employee #1 sustained multip le traumatic injuries and was killed.
Keywords: concrete slab, construction, cover, fall, fall protection, repair, roof, skylight, unguarded fl opening, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation   1 32 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1394443.015 42 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 32
FallHt:32
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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