Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident Summary Nr: 14399190 - Employee Killed In 32 Ft Fall Through Skylight Hole

Accident Summary Nr: 14399190 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 05/14/1985
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
229173005/14/198517610Confederate Builders Inc

Abstract: Employee #1 had partially cut a skylight hole from corrugated roofing material on a one-story warehouse with precast concrete walls. He fell 32 ft through the skylight hole to a concrete floor. Employee #1 suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. No safety belt, lanyard, or other safety devices were used to prevent a fall.

Keywords: skylight, work rules, safety belt, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection, roof opening, unguarded, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 2291730 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.