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Accident: 124602.015 - Employee Dies After Falling And Striking Head Against Truss

Accident: 124602.015 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 01/11/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1456331.01501/13/2020Wa317957732 - Rsb Builders Llc
At 3:15 p.m. on January 11, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, and a coworker, the company owner, were working on the construction of a new residence. Employee #1 was installing trusses when he fell backwards, struck his head, and lost consciousness. The company owner performed CPR while waiting for emergency services to arrive. The employee was transported by air to the hospital and admitted to the intensive care unit. He died the following day, January 12, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m.
Keywords: struck against, walking backward, cpr, fall protection, installing, residential construction, head, fall, lost consciousness, unconsciousness, truss
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1456331.015 41 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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