Warehouse Worker Dies When He Falls Through a Skylight

California Case Report: 09CA007

SUMMARY

A 56-year-old warehouse worker died when he fell through a skylight on the roof of a warehouse. The victim had been allowed to climb onto the roof to service an air conditioning unit. This was not part of his usual duties. The victim’s employer did not have procedures for working on the roof.

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