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Accident: 201493731 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 201493731 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 01/29/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12021639506/16/20104813At & T
On January 29, 2010, Employee #1 was assigned to raise the telephone line on the pole to make clearance for trucks. Employee #1 was working off of a roof on a power pole next to the building. Employee #1 raised himself up and carried some tools on the roof next to the power pole. As Employee #1 walked back to get the rest of his tools, he stepped through the building skylight and fell 15 feet to the shop floor. The injury occurred at a customer's auto repair shop. Employee #1 was taken to Fresno Community Hospital for Treatment. The incident was reported to Cal OSHA on February 1, 2010.
Keywords: skylight, clearance, overhead power line, power line worker, fall, roof opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120216395 Hospitalized injury Fracture Telephone installers and repairers

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