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Accident: 70056.015 - Demolition Worker Is Killed In Fall Through Skylight

Accident: 70056.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/14/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1019621.01501/16/2015Tactical Demolition, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on January 14, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a demolition contract or, was engaged in demolition work at a commercial building. He was carrying an air conditioner unit from the roof to a scissor lift when he stepped on an unma rked skylight. Employee #1 fell through the skylight to the concrete surface be low, a fall height of approximately 16 feet. He sustained head trauma and was k illed.
Keywords: brain, demolition, fall, fall protection, head, roof, skylight
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1019621.015 41 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 16
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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