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Accident: 200962132 - Two Employees Injured After Fall Through Truss Roof

Accident: 200962132 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30202314806/01/19981751Quijano Construction
On June 1, 1998, Employees #1 and #2, of Quijano Construction, were injured while installing wood trusses on six townhouse units. The injuries occurred when trusses on three of the units collapsed. Employees #1 and #2 were hospitalized with bruises and contusions received from the accident. Both employees were released from the hospital the next day. The trusses on Units #1 and #2 were still standing and Unit #6 had not had any trusses placed upon it.
Keywords: roof collapse, truss, roof, carpenter, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, unguarded, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302023148 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters
2 302023148 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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