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Accident: 74257.015 - Worker Falls Through Skylight, Sustains Multiple Injuries

Accident: 74257.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/05/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1021187.01501/15/2015Holly Goesch Sole Owner
At 11:15 a.m. on January 6, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction contra ctor, was working at a residential building construction site. He was on the ro of and assisting roofers who were installing composite shingles. Employee #1 ba cked up, tripped, and fell through an unprotected skylight to the building found ation, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee # 1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple inj uries.
Keywords: construction, fall, fall protection, roof, roof opening, roofer, skylight, tripped, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1021187.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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