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Accident: 202557203 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Injured

Accident: 202557203 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 12/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31738616701/07/20141761Applied Roofing Services Inc
On December 27, 2013, Employee #1, a sprayer, was working for a company that applied material spray into large roof spaces. He used a large hose to apply the material. As he pulled the hose to a section of a warehouse's roof for material spray, he tripped and fell through its sky light. Employee fell approximately 28 ft onto the warehouse flooring below. As he fell, Employee #1 struck a partial wall during the fall. He suffered fractured ribs, pelvis and ankle in the fall as well as general body trauma. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he underwent surgery and was then hospitalized for postoperative treatment and care over 10 days.
Keywords: skylight, fracture, roof, tripped, pelvis, rib, fall, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317386167 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:28
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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