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Accident: 125319.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 125319.015 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 04/07/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1472242.01504/08/2020John Hurd
At 4:45 p.m. on April 7, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at the demolition of a warehouse. He was on the roof and removing metal roof panels for salvage. The employee stepped on a fiberglass skylight, which collapsed. He fell through the skylight, a fall height of 18 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Employee #1, who sustained traumatic injuries to his abdomen, chest, and head, was killed.
Keywords: structural collapse, skylight, warehouse, chest, demolition, fall, head, construction, concrete, blunt force trauma, unsecured, abdomen
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition   1 18 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1472242.015 39 M Fatality Other Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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