Accident Report Detail
Accident: 50786.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight And Is Killed
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|931990.015||08/19/2013||North American Roofing, Llc|
At 7:45 a.m. on August 17, 2013, Employee #1, a sheet metal roof installer forem an, and two coworkers were re-roofing a 60 feet long by 60 feet wide commercial building using metal roofing panels. The roof was 21 feet above the ground with a 1/12 pitch. The roof had 6 fiberglass skylight panels that were not guarded o r covered. Employee #1 walked across the roof to obtain a tool from the equipme nt storage area and stepped onto one of the unguarded fiberglass skylight roof p anels. The employee fell 19 feet to the concrete floor below. There was no pers onal fall protection device or system in use. Emergency medical response was ca lled and Employee #1 was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounce d dead.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Commercial building||Alteration or rehabilitation||1||20||X|