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Accident: 15215.015 - Employee Crushed In Building Collapse

Accident: 15215.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
388702.01504/17/2012Precision Erection Company, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on April 16, 2012, Employee #1 was installing purlins on a building roof. The building shifted and a coworker was told by the site superintendent to install a come-along to pull the building back. The building collapsed minutes later and the steel rafters struck and crushed Employee #1s head.
Keywords: struck by, head, steel beam, crushed, girder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 1 60 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 388702.015 41 M Fatality Fracture FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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