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Accident: 201361623 - Employee Killed Crushed By Metal Roof

Accident: 201361623 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 11/05/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30431169911/05/20011541Jorge Marion

Employee #1, an employee of Jorge Marion, was killed when the metal roof of a broiler house on which he was working shifted and crushed him. The 40 by 480 foot building had a 26 gauge metal roof. It was temporarily braced every 5 feet on the outside. Employee #1 was on a ladder installing a section of plywood between the trusses when there was a cracking sound and the roof shifted, fatally crushing him.

Keywords: roof collapse, ladder, metal sheet, crushed, brace, falling object
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 480 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304311699 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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