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Accident: 14489850 - Two Construction Employees Fell When Roof Collapsed

Accident: 14489850 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 06/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
201897606/06/19851791Compton'S Steel Construction, Inc.
EMPLOYEES #1 & 2 WERE INSTALLING METAL SHEET ROOF PANELS ON A METAL BUILDING 20 FEET, 8 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. WHEN EMPLOYEE #1 APPROACHED EMPLOYEE #2 THE METAL SHEET THEY WERE STANDNG ON COLLAPSED. BOTH EMPLOYEES FELL TO HE CONCRETE FLOOR. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT A HOSPITAL WITH A FRACTURED SKULL AND LACERATIONS TO THE BRAIN. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH A FRACTURED LEG AND ARM AND MULTIPLE BRUISES.
Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof, construction, skull, fall, arm, roof panel, contusion, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2018976 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 2018976 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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