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Accident: 200773463 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 200773463 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30610223707/07/20041711Northeast Tower Service Corporation
On July 5, 2004, Employee #1, a construction worker, was located on a roof to perform his assigned duties. For some reason, Employee #1 fell through a roof mounted skylight, to a stairwell floor below. He fell 13 feet, fracturing the femur portion of his leg in two places. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for his injury.
Keywords: skylight, fracture, building, construction, fall, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306102237 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from roof

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