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Accident: 112853.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Roof

Accident: 112853.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365680.01512/12/2018Premier Roofing Design, Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on December 10, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a roofing contractor , was engaged in re-roofing work at a one-story commercial building. He was usi ng a wheelbarrow to remove roofing debris. As he moved the debris to the edge o f the roof, he stepped onto a gypsum board that had been installed over a bad se ction of roof. The board gave way, and the employee fell through the roof, a fa ll height of 14.9 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitte d for treatment of fall-related injuries. Worksheet mentions skylight but it's not clear that the hole once held a skylight.
Keywords: board, cleaning, construction, drywall, fall, fall protection, floor hole, repair, roof, roofer, skylight, unsecured, unsecured panel, walking surface, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1365680.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 15
FallHt:15
Cause: Roofing
FatCause:

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