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Accident: 97277.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Hole, And Lacerates Eye

Accident: 97277.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247943.01507/19/2017Clear Sky Home Solutions
On July 19, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by an information technology services company, were installing a roof hatch at a work site. Employee #1 lifted one end of the roof hatch to insert a wood board underneath the edge. He slipped on some insulation and slid the roof hatch forward, exposing an open hole. Employee #1 fell through the hole, a fall height of approximately 16.5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a laceration above his eye.
Keywords: roof opening, hatch, laceration, roof, installing, fall protection, building, construction, eye, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247943.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Other Roofers

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