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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 171060452 - Employee Injured In Fall From Roof Joist

Accident: 171060452 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 01/02/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30361378001/10/20011791Patco Inc

Two employees were landing additional roof joists on the roof of a retail store under construction. The two iron workers were on the open joist, forming the support for the roof being installed on a retail store construction site. The joists were between 18 and 19 feet high above the ground. Employee #1, the iron worker that was knocked from the joist, suffered a cracked pelvis, and was hospitalized.

Keywords: fracture, joist, iron worker, pelvis, fall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303613780 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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