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Accident: 201310851 - Employee Killed In Roof Collapse

Accident: 201310851 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 03/01/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30472900703/01/20031751Tino Carpentry
On March 3, 2003, Employee #1 was working with a crew installing 65-ft wooden trusses on a church. The trusses that Employee #1 was standing on during the installation phase collapsed due to failure to install proper bracing. Employee #1 fell in the collapse and was killed. The original narrative was unclear as to whether Employee #1 was crushed by the debris or died from the fall.
Keywords: fracture, truss, roof, collapse, construction, unstable surface, fall, struck by, bracing, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304729007 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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