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Accident: 170062616 - One Employee Killed, One Injured In Collapse Of Truss System

Accident: 170062616 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/04/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1852058509/19/19911542R L Casey Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1852062709/05/19911751Moore Construction Company
Employees #1 and #2 were working on a roof truss system 23 ft 2 in. above a concrete floor. The truss system collapsed (dominoed) due to inadequate bracing and overloading. Employee #1 was fatally crushed by a load of plywood and trusses estimated to weigh over 3,600 lb. Employee #2 broke his left foot when he fell from the truss system.
Keywords: work rules, overloaded, bracing, fracture, truss, roof, collapse, construction, crushed, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18520585 Occupation Not Listed
2 18520627 Fatality Other Carpenters
3 18520627 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenter apprentices

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