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Accident: 14419741 - Employee Killed In 20 Ft Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 14419741 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 07/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10088968207/10/19911721B & D Painting
At approximately 12 noon on July 7, 1991, Employee #1 was doing touch-up painting on grain bins above a truck dump. Access to the roof was through the mill stairway and then through a window onto a catwalk. There were fiberglass panels on the roof that served as skylights. When Employee #1 stepped onto one of these panels, he fell through it 20 ft to the concrete floor of the truck dump. He died of massive head injuries.
Keywords: skylight, head, maintenance, panel, roof, fall, fall protection, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100889682 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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