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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1558564.015 - West Roofing Systems Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 1558564.015
Report ID: 0522500
Date Opened: 10/18/2021

Site Address:
West Roofing Systems Inc.
42722 Oh-7
Clarington, OH 43915

Mailing Address:
121 Commerce Dr., Lagrange, OH 44050

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/18/2021

Emphasis: L:Fall

Case Closed: 02/24/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 1824004 Yes
Accident 1824139
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $19,114 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,114
Current Penalty $13,380 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,380
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 19260502 D15 12/27/2021 01/06/2022 $6,690 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19260501 B10 12/27/2021 01/06/2022 $6,690 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19260502 G01 I 12/27/2021 01/06/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 140261.015
Event: 10/18/2021
Employee Falls Through Roof Decking And Is Killed By Blunt F

At 10:30 a.m. on October 18, 2021, an employee worked with two coworkers to remo ve existing roofing materials from the roof of a commercial building. The cowork ers cut existing roof decking in preparation to replace the sections. At some po int, the employee walked through the section of decking being cut, a section of decking gave way and the employee fell approximately thirty-eight feet. The empl oyee received multiple blunt force trauma injuries and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, collapse, cutting, decking, decking panel, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, roof, roofer

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1558564.015 Fatality Roofers
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