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Accident: 200082790 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Header System

Accident: 200082790 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 12/29/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018233212/29/20061521Salazar & Sons Construction, Llc

On December 29, 2006, an employee was installing roof trusses for a front porch. The employee was standing on the header system while installing the trusses. The header system was supported by 2 by 4 standing upright. The 2 by a 4 kicked out and caused the header system to collapse, and the employee fell approximately 10 ft. The employee received cuts to his arm and other parts of the body but was not hospitalized.

Keywords: collapse, laceration, fall, arm, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 15

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310182332 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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