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Accident: 201125168 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 201125168 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 09/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084198811/09/20041542Reliance Construction
At approximately 7:10 a.m. on September 23, 2004, Employee #1 was working on the roof of an existing school building, reconstructing skylights, with a crew of workers. The man stepped onto a metal cover on one of the skylight openings, and the cover immediately collapsed under the man's weight, throwing him to the cement floor, where he was injured, but not seriously. (The extent of injury was not specified.) The injured employee was taken to a hospital for a checkup and was soon released.
Keywords: skylight, roof, collapse, fall, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300841988 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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