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Accident: 200052884 - Employee Is Injured When Roof Collapses

Accident: 200052884 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 01/20/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30868425701/29/20071761Cvi Corp
On January 20, 2007, Employee #1 was helping install roof trusses on a new horse arena. High winds caused the building to collapse, and Employee #1 fell approximately 20 ft. He was hospitalized with bruises and contusions to his foot and ankle.
Keywords: high wind, roof, collapse, laceration, fall, ankle, contusion, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308684257 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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