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Accident: 14209126 - Employee Injured By Falling Roof Trusses

Accident: 14209126 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 11/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10523769711/04/19871541S M Andersen Company Inc
Employee #1 was injured when he was struck by falling trusses. While other employees were setting the roof trusses, they used inadequate bracing, which resulted in the truss collapse. Employee #1 had a crushed right elbow as a result.
Keywords: fracture, truss, roof, collapse, bracing, elbow
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105237697 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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