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Accident: 201116225 - Employee Falls From Framing After Truss Collapses

Accident: 201116225 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/18/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618634506/20/20031521Rnp Construction
On June 18, 2003, Employee #1 was installing a truss as part of the framing of a new home. The truss collapsed and Employee #1 fell 12 ft to the concrete floor fracturing his left wrist.
Keywords: fracture, truss, roof, collapse, construction, fall, work surface, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126186345 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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