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Accident: 201037272 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 201037272 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 03/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30547844804/15/20051521Thuc Phan Dba Vina Investment & Construction Co
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 30, 2005, Employee #1, a carpenter for a residential building contractor, was framing the interior of a skylight hole he and a coworker-supervisor had just cut. Employee #1 fell 12 feet through the hole, and was hospitalized for treatment of head injuries. The coworker-supervisor was not present when the fall occurred.
Keywords: skylight, head, cover, roof, struck against, fall, fall protection, concussion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305478448 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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