ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)106458
CIS number 07-455
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - PrÚvention BTP
ISBN(s) Fiche accident n@1D F1 S 03 06
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parard G.
Title Fall from a roof through a skylight
Original title Chute de terrasse au travers d'un lanterneau [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2006, No.89, p.35-36. Illus.
Internet access http://www.oppbtp.fr/publications/prevention_btp/oct-2006/fiche_accident.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article describes the fatal fall of a worker who walked on a skylight during roofing work. It analyses the causes of the accident and recalls the measures that could have prevented it.
Descriptors (primary) analysis of accident causes; falls from heights; fatalities; rooflighting
Descriptors (secondary) case study; France; accident descriptions; work on roofs; human factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Falls from heights
Accident research