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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170359467 - Employee Falls 25 Feet After Roof Purlin System Collapses

Accident: 170359467 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/21/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11999282408/21/19931799D A Whitacre Construction
A worker was operating a Sky Trak lift truck to lift about 12 sheets of 4 foot by 8 foot, 1/2-inch thick plywood sheets onto the lower level of a split-roof decking system. The lift hit the upper-roof system's support beam, which was supporting an unsecured roof purlin system. The purlin system and Employee #1, who was standing on the decked system, were knocked about 25 feet to the concrete floor.
Keywords: beam, decking, collapse, roof decking, unsecured, work rules, construction, truck, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119992824 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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