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Accident: 98997.015 - Worker Falls Through Roof Skylight And Is Injured

Accident: 98997.015 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 09/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263770.01509/14/2017Julian Builders Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on September 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in removing the metal roof of a commercial building. He had fin ished installing warning lines on the roof, and had begun removing screws from t he first section of metal roofing, when he stepped back and fell through a skyli ght onto a pallet of shelving, a fall height of approximately 25 feet. Emergenc y services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, repair, roof, roofer, skylight, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1263770.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 25
FallHt:45
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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