Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201773348 - Roofer Falls 40 Feet And Dies While Wearing Ppe

Accident: 201773348 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 02/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31286763302/17/20091791Heldreth Construction
On February 17, 2009, Employee #1, a 51-year-old male construction worker, with Heldreth Construction, was working approximately forty-feet above the ground installing roof decking. Employee #1 was using a harness and retractable lanyard attached to a roof anchor when he fell. The force of the fall pulled the anchor away from the decking to which it was attached allowing the employee to fall. Employee #1 was killed in the fall.
Keywords: anchor, roof, ppe, roof decking, roofer, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312867633 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:40
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
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.

Close