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Accident: 200370534 - Employee Injured When Caught Under Collapsing Roof

Accident: 200370534 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/04/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30242528508/12/19991751Furtick & Son Construction
Employee #1 and coworkers were constructing a 10 ft by 11 ft covered deck at the rear of a residential home. The roof of the deck was supported by three separate 2 by 4s. Employee #1 was placing the last planks on the deck when the roof collapsed on him, pinning him underneath it. He sustained injuries, including a fractured hip, that required hospitalization.
Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof, collapse, unsecured, carpenter, pinned, work rules, construction, hip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302425285 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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