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Accident: 201923240 - Employee Dies After Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 201923240 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/27/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30648176308/02/20041761All Phase Construction
On July 27, 2004, Employee #1 and three coworkers were replacing sheet metal and skylights on the roof of a warehouse. While walking across the roof, Employee #1 stepped on a covered skylight. The cover slipped and Employee #1 fell to the lower level. He died of his injuries on July 31, 2004.
Keywords: skylight, cover, roof, roof decking, fall, fall protection, concussion, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306481763 Fatality Concussion Sheet metal worker apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:14
Cause: Installing metal siding
FatCause: Fall from roof

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