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Accident: 200671998 - Three Employees Injured In Fall With Roof Trusses

Accident: 200671998 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 06/04/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30188633906/07/19991751Carpentry Systems
On June 4, 1999, Employees #1 through #3 and coworkers were installing roof trusses when a truss on the end came loose and fell, starting a domino effect. Employees #1 through #3 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: installing, roof, collapse, unsecured, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, falling object, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301886339 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
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2 301886339 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof
3 301886339 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
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