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Accident: 200780302 - Employee Killed When Struck By Steel Truss

Accident: 200780302 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/01/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12217504501/05/19981522Tracorp Construction
Employee #1 was setting the first steel truss onto the outermost columns on the south end of a building. While the crane was lifting the truss into position, the crane's hoisting rope broke and the steel truss fell. Employee #1 was struck in the head and torso and killed.
Keywords: head, construction, torso, struck by, concussion, crane, hoistline
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 18 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 122175045 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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