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Accident: 14295976 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Skylight Opening

Accident: 14295976 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 10/29/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
285614410/29/19851761York Roofing Incorporation
Employee #1 was part of a crew that was laying perlite and styrofoam insulation on the new roof of a 30 ft high building. There were thirty 4 ft by 5 ft skylight openings on the rubber-covered roof. Employee #1 fell 30 ft through a skylight opening to the concrete floor, sustaining damage to his liver. The skylight opening did not have a cover or guardrails. No ppe or fall protection was in use. Employee #1 had been working for the company for two weeks at the time of the accident.
Keywords: roof opening cover, skylight, guardrail, ppe, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, roof opening, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2856144 Hospitalized injury Other Roofers

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