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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201121217 - Employee Struck By Collasping Roof Structure

Accident: 201121217 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/24/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12552030412/07/19981521Iron Horse Builders
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on November 24, 1998, Employee #1 was removing some temporary braces from the supports of an overhanging roof and the roof system fell down striking him on the head. He was hospitalized for lacerations on his head.
Keywords: roof collapse, head, roof, construction, laceration, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125520304 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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