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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 corne r of the property. The employee was cleaning up materials and debris when the co worker went to the bathroom and heard a loud crashing sound. A section of the ca nopy's roof collapsed and struck Employee #1, pinning him to ground. The coworke r found him motionless and face-down underneath the wooden structure. Employee # 1 sustained a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: collapse, fracture, head, pinned, 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 FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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