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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1508021.015 - Quality Seamless Gutters Of Montana, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Billings


Inspection Nr: 1508021.015
Report ID: 0830100
Date Opened: 12/23/2020

Site Address:
Quality Seamless Gutters Of Montana, Inc.
18934 Lone Wolf
Huson, MT 59846

Mailing Address:
8877 Indreland Rd., Missoula, MT 59808

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238390/Other Building Finishing Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/23/2020


Case Closed: 05/05/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1709441
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,487 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,487
Current Penalty $1,865 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,865
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19261053 B12 02/17/2021 03/15/2021 $1,865 $2,487 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131991.015
Event: 12/21/2020
Employee Is Electrocuted When Ladder Contacts Power Line

At 11:30 a.m. on December 21, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a gu tters company, were installing snow stops along the roof of a residence. Employ ee #1 was using a Warner 24-foot aluminum extension ladder that was extended to approximately 18 feet. As he maneuvered the ladder from one side of the roof to the other side, the ladder came into contact with low-hanging, energized power lines. Employee #1 was electrocuted. The coworker, while waiting for emergency services to arrive, attempted CPR. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

Keywords:contact, cpr, electrocuted, extension ladder, installing, metal ladder, overhead power line, power lines, residential construction, roof

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1508021.015 Fatality Roof Repair: Sheet Metal
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