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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202074977 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Roof Opening

Accident: 202074977 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 07/17/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30567978907/17/20021761Bowman Roofing And Sheet Metal Company
On July 17, 2002, Employee #1 was assisting two coworkers in removing roof fans and curbing from a roof. He was lifting some roof curbing when he stepped into a roof opening and fell approximately 30 ft onto the concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed. None of the workers were using any form of fall protection.
Keywords: roof opening cover, roof, dismantling, barrier guard, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, roof opening
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305679789 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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