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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200374767 - Two Employees Are Injured When Building Structure Collapses

Accident: 200374767 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 05/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31282714005/22/20091751J.W. Thomas Home Builders, Llc
On May 21, 2009, Employee #1 and #2 were building a wood frame detached garage. After its completion, both employees decided to occupy the interior of some trusses, when the trusses started buckling. The trusses collapsed, causing them to fall. They sustained unspecified injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Following the medical care, they were released the same day.
Keywords: truss, building, building collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312827140 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure
2 312827140 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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