Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202570040 - Roofing Company Owner Is Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202570040 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/25/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31495753109/26/20121761Russell Toll Dba Toll Roofing And Repair
On September 25, 2012, the owner of a roofing and repair company was working on the roof of a three-story Days Inn Hotel. His company had been subcontracted to do roofing work on the building. A company employee was working with him on site. The owner, while installing a tarp, stepped close to the roof's eave. The eave collapsed, and he fell 26 feet to the parking lot. He was transported to Meadowview Hospital in Maysville, KY, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: repair, roof, collapse, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314957531 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:27
Cause: Roofing
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