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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $5,937 $0 $11,875 $0 $0 $17,812
Current Penalty $4,156 $0 $8,313 $0 $0 $12,468
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260416 A01 05/21/2020 06/10/2020 $4,156 $5,937 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Repeat 19260760 A01 05/21/2020 06/10/2020 $8,313 $11,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 124762.015 Event: 03/12/2020Employee, Shocked By Electric Arc, Falls From Roof And Is Ki
At 11:00 a.m. on March 12, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at the renovation of a two-story commercial building. He was on t he roof and using a steel tape measure in preparation for installing a piece of sheet metal roofing. The wind blew the extended part of the tape measure into a n overhead power line that was transmitting 19,920 volts of electricity. An ele ctric arc occurred, which burned and shocked Employee #1 and caused him to fall from the roof, a fall height of 25 feet. The impact of the fall resulted in blu nt force traumatic injuries to his head and torso. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, burn, construction, contact, electric arc, electric shock, fall, head, installing, leg, metal strip, overhead power line, roof, roofer, steel, torso, windy
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1469434.015 Fatality

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