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Accident: 200690287 - Employee Killed When Struck By Wooden Trusses

Accident: 200690287 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 04/24/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30050803304/25/20002491Universal Forest Products, Inc.
On April 24, 2000, Employee #1, of Universal Forest Products, was working on the stacker section of a Tee-Lok vertical roof truss building line. He was removing a nail from a truss plate when a gust of wind toppled three of the stacked trusses. They fell on Employee #1, striking his head and neck. He was transported to the hospital, where he died later that same day.
Keywords: storm, head, high wind, truss, unsecured, work rules, neck, struck by, falling object, lumber stack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300508033 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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