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Accident: 98101.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Opening While Installing Roof Tr

Accident: 98101.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254297.01508/12/2017Tip Framing Inc.

At 1:00 p.m. on August 12, 2017, an employee was installing roof trusses. The em ployee fell through an opening and landed on a concrete floor, when a roof truss fell and caused the employee to lose their balance. The employee was killed.

Keywords: concrete slab, fall, lost balance, residential construction, roof opening
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 2 28 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254297.015 35 M Fatality Carpenters FallDist: 20
Cause: Interior carpentry

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