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Accident: 119314.015 - One Employee Is Killed, One Is Injured In Truss Collapse

Accident: 119314.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 08/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1426362.01508/20/2019Todd Briscoe
At 12:00 p.m. on August 20, 2019, Employees #1 and #2 were setting trusses for a new one-story building. A truss collapsed, and both employees fell, a fall hei ght of approximately 18 feet. Employee #1 was killed by the fall. Employee #2 was treated for his injuries at the hospital.
Keywords: carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, falling object, installing, structural collapse, truss
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 18 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1426362.015 44 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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