Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202651519 - Worker Sustains Multiple Serious Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202651519 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 05/14/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31714969805/16/20131761Frank Dumsha Dba Pasadena Roofing

On May 14, 2013, Employee #1, employed by Pasadena Roofing, was walking on a flat roof being constructed on a residential structure. He stepped over the roof's edge. He fell 11 feet 9 inches to the concrete surface below, then rolled into an empty concrete swimming pool, falling an additional 4 feet 8 inches. Emergency services were called, and Maryland State Police responded. Employee #1 was flown by Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter to a shock trauma unit. He was hospitalized and treated for six fractured ribs, two ruptured vertebrae, a bruised/torn lung, and a head concussion. Employee #1, age 19, was released to the care of his parents on May 16, 2013.

Keywords: lung, roof, construction, rib, roofer, fall, fall protection, concussion, vertebra, concrete
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 11

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317149698 Hospitalized injury Concussion Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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.