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Accident: 120498.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Truss Collapse

Accident: 120498.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 10/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1436218.01510/07/2019Johnston Quality Builders, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on October 7, 2019, Employee #1, the framing company owner (carpenter), was installing a roofing truss system, during a commercial construction project. Upon delivery of truss bracing by truck-crane, Employee #1 unhooked the trusses from the crane rigging and after attempting to disconnect the truss member system from the crane rigging, the (12-to-15) roofing truss members then collapsed onto Employee #1. Employee #1 was then fatally struck, crushed and killed.
Keywords: structural collapse, boom, disconnecting means, crushed, construction, crane, collapse, construction vehicle, carpenter, bracing, boom truck, installing, framing, struck by, roof collapse, roofer, truss, roof bracket
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1436218.015 67 M Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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