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Accident: 200671931 - Employee Killed In Fall While Adjusting Trusses

Accident: 200671931 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 05/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30188506705/19/19991522Naples Executive Builders, Inc.
Employee #1 was straddling some trusses while trying to use a pry bar to adjust the girder truss. The pry bar slipped and he lost his balance, falling approximately 15 ft onto the concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, hand tool, lost balance, pry bar, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301885067 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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