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Accident: 202584702 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 202584702 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/06/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060610804/06/20091731Morrow-Meadows Corp
At approximately 2:02 p.m. on April 6, 2009, Employee #1 and 39 coworkers were working on the roof of a large corporation to install solar panels. As Employee #1 and one other coworker were walking and carrying solar panels, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell through a skylight. He landed on the cement floor of the building level below after falling 37. 58 feet and was killed.
Keywords: skylight, head, roof, building, carpenter, manual mat handling, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 36 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310606108 Fatality Other Carpenters

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