Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 118481.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Roof Hole
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1419531.015||07/29/2019||1711||238220||74158 - Ame Inc|
Abstract: On July 27, 2019, Employee #1 and two coworkers, employed by a construction comp any, plus four employees from another company, were working on the roof of a war ehouse building. They were disassembling air conditioning units, which involved unscrewing bolts, removing the sheet metal top and sides, and removing the coil (radiator). Once a unit's coil was removed, the return hole, which was not cov ered and which measured approximately 36 inches by 36 inches, was open and expos ed. The employees did not use fall protection as they worked in the vicinity of these unguarded holes. Employee #1 fell through a return hole, a fall height o f 50 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and u pon arrival the responders declared Employee #1 dead at the scene. Employee #1 had sustained blunt force trauma to the head and torso and a fractured skull.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1419531.015||55||M||Fatality||Occupation not reported|