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Accident: 118052.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Collapsing Canopy Structur

Accident: 118052.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 07/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1416408.01507/16/2019Dw Dragon, Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on July 14, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker were constructing a 40 by 18 foot wooden canopy that abutted the large building in the southeast corner of the property. The employee was cleaning up materials and debris when the coworker went to the bathroom and heard a loud crashing sound. A section of the canopy's roof collapsed and struck Employee #1, pinning him to ground. The coworker found him motionless and face-down underneath the wooden structure. Employee #1 sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: pinned, head, fracture, collapse, skull, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1416408.015 35 M Fatality Other FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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