Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 97277.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Hole, And Lacerates Eye

Accident: 97277.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247943.01507/19/2017Clear Sky Home Solutions
On July 19, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by an information technology services company, were installing a roof hatch at a work site. Employee #1 lifted one end of the roof hatch to insert a wood board underneath the edge. He slipped on some insulation and slid the roof hatch forward, exposing an open hole. Employee #1 fell through the hole, a fall height of approximately 16.5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a laceration above his eye.
Keywords: roof opening, hatch, laceration, roof, installing, fall protection, building, construction, eye, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247943.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Other Roofers

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.