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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
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,487 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,487
Current Penalty $1,865 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,865
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19261053 B12 02/17/2021 03/15/2021 $1,865 $2,487 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131991.015 Event: 12/21/2020Employee Is Electrocuted When Ladder Contacts Power Line
At 11:30 a.m. on December 21, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a gu tters company, were installing snow stops along the roof of a residence. Employ ee #1 was using a Warner 24-foot aluminum extension ladder that was extended to approximately 18 feet. As he maneuvered the ladder from one side of the roof to the other side, the ladder came into contact with low-hanging, energized power lines. Employee #1 was electrocuted. The coworker, while waiting for emergency services to arrive, attempted CPR. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was declared dead.
Keywords: contact, cpr, electrocuted, extension ladder, installing, metal ladder, overhead power line, power lines, residential construction, roof
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1508021.015 Fatality Roof Repair: Sheet Metal

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