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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201404829 - Employee Fractures His Arm When He Falls With Roof Trusses

Accident: 201404829 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/17/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12708578501/17/20011751Johnson Construction Co

Employee #1 was aligning 75-ft-long wooden trusses with an 8-12 pitch. Fourteen of thirty trusses fell to the floor along with Employee #1. He was hospitalized with a fractured arm.

Keywords: fracture, truss, roof, collapse, pinned, crushed, roofer, fall, struck by, arm
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127085785 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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