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Accident: 50786.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed

Accident: 50786.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
931990.01508/19/2013North American Roofing, Llc
At 7:45 a.m. on August 17, 2013, Employee #1, a sheet metal roof installer forem an, and two coworkers were re-roofing a 60 feet long by 60 feet wide commercial building using metal roofing panels. The roof was 21 feet above the ground with a 1/12 pitch. The roof had 6 fiberglass skylight panels that were not guarded o r covered. Employee #1 walked across the roof to obtain a tool from the equipme nt storage area and stepped onto one of the unguarded fiberglass skylight roof p anels. The employee fell 19 feet to the concrete floor below. There was no pers onal fall protection device or system in use. Emergency medical response was ca lled and Employee #1 was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounce d dead.
Keywords: chest, concrete slab, fall, fracture, head, roof, roof panel, sheet metal, skylight, struck against, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 931990.015 60 M Fatality Roofers FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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