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Accident: 200900025 - Employee Killed When Roof Trusses Collapse

Accident: 200900025 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 05/10/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12224000505/10/19961751Fox Construction
Employee #1 and a coworker were working on a building under construction when the roof trusses collapsed. Employee #1 was killed and his coworker sustained injuries.
Keywords: roof collapse, truss, roof, collapse, work rules, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 122240005 Fatality Other Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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