Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202561619 - Roofer Is Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202561619 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 03/07/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31699346803/07/20131761Roof Usa Service Center (Arizona) Llc
On March 7, 2013, a roofer, employed by Roof USA Service Center (Arizona) LLC, was working at a commercial building. He was descending a fixed ladder while carrying two five-gallon empty plastic buckets in his right hand and gripping the ladder's left handrail with his left hand. The worker momentarily lost his grip on the handrail. As he tried to reestablish his grip, he lost his balance. He fell approximately 15 feet to the floor. He sustained a fatal concussion.
Keywords: ladder, construction, descending, fixed ladder, handrail, roofer, fall, fall protection, concussion, lost control
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $20,000,000 and over 2 21 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316993468 Fatality Concussion Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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.